106.52cr Cash & 127kg Gold found during Search & Seizure by IT Deptt at Chennai

Unaccounted Cash of Rs. 106.52 crore and 127 kg Gold found during Search and seizure Investigations conducted by the Income Tax Deptt in the case of a Sand mining Contractors at Chennai: CBDT

CBDT Press Release dt. 9 Dec. 2016

The Investigation Directorate of Income Tax Department at Chennai conducted searches on 08.12.2016 in the case of a group engaged in sand mining. The group has sand mining licence for the entire state of Tamil Nadu. Eight premises (six residential & two offices) were covered in the search. During the search, Rs. 96.89 crore cash in Old High Denomination Notes and Rs. 9.63 crore in new Rs. 2000 currency notes along with gold weighing 127 kgs worth approximately Rs.36.29 crore were found and seized, as unaccounted assets.

The search is still in progress at 4 out of total 8 premises. More specific details including modus-operandi would emerge after examination of the documents and other evidence detected during the search.