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Noida cop arrested 8 after cash of over ₹ 2 crore was recovered from a car, suspected to be for hawala business

The ADCP said that the cash recovered would be counted after questioning by the Income Tax Department. According to the police, the arrested people are being interrogated, which is expected to expose the local hawala network.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Noida Police Station Sector-58 has arrested eight people doing hawala business from Sector-55 on Thursday night. All these accused met for a deal of hawala business. Around Rs 2 crore in cash has been recovered from the accused. One of his accomplices is said to be absconding.

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ADCP Ashutosh Dwivedi said that the police had received information that some hawala traders were coming to meet him for a deal in Sector 55, after which the police laid siege and arrested eight people. About Rs 2 crore in cash and a car have been recovered from them.

The arrested accused have been identified as Jayantibhai resident Vastapur Ahmedabad, Sandeep Sharma resident of Osmanpur Delhi, Vinay Kumar resident of Madan Giri Village New Delhi, Abhijit Hazra resident of Pargana North West Bengal, Rohit Jain resident of Sector 56 Noida, Vipul resident of Old Delhi, Manish Shah resident of Gowalia Tank is located as Mumbai and Anuj resident Dayanand Nagar Indore. One of his companions, Raja Maurya, managed to escape from the spot. Police is looking for him.

The ADCP said that the cash recovered would be counted after questioning by the Income Tax Department. According to the police, the arrested people are being interrogated, which is expected to expose the local hawala network.

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