3 arrested for exchanging gold for cash at Durgapura statiJAIPUR: The Rajasthan ATS along with the government railway police (GRP) in a joint operation on Monday caught a scrap dealer and two others with Rs 50 lakh in cash from a Mumbai-Jaipur superfast train.
The man, Gaurav Ajmera (35), alongside his sister and domestic help had wanted to trade old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes for gold through their local contact.
All the three alongwith the recuperated money have been given over to the sleuths of income tax (I-T) department to explore the unaccounted cash. Gaurav deals in scrap sold by the railways.
Following up on a particular tip-off, the ATS and GRP group had reached at the Durgapura railway station at 12 twelve and captured the three with a trolley bag, as reported by authorities.
“We have discovered Rs 50 lakh in cash out of their ownership. All the three, including Gaurav Ajmera, his sister Bhavi Ajmera (30) and their domestic help Dilip Kumar (30), were taken for interrogation. However, they neglected to give an acceptable reply. Along these lines, we chose to hand them over to I-T impose authorities for researching about the unaccounted cash,” said SP Vikas Kumar, Jaipur ATS, on Monday.
Sleuths of ATS and GRP said the denounced Gaurav appeared to be a powerful individual. He is supposedly additionally in contact with a sorted out racket into IRS evasion and cash trade. “As of now, we can’t document an IPC case against him. However, we are investigating conceivable outcomes to book him for imitation. At first sight, it creates the impression that he had coasted fake firms with false papers for executing cash produced using railway scrap auctions,” Kumar included.
“A few people in Jaipur are additionally in our radar who seems to be a part of this IRS evasion racket,” he said. As reported by ATS and GRP officers, the blamed is likewise a part for the ‘Railway Paramarshdatri Samiti’. “They boarded the train from Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh and the train was set to reach Jaipur by 12.15pm. Their arrangement was to trade the old cash notes for gold and leave Jaipur by the same train at 2.20pm today,” Kumar included.