Kolkata: In a drive against unaccounted-for cash flow before the elections, the CID on Saturday seized Rs 40 lakh from Bhowanipore.
The cash belonged to a businessman from Baltikuri in Howrah, CID said.“We had leads on money exchanging hands at Bhowanipore.
The first raid was carried out on a Sudder Street hotel, where two suspects, Mahesh Rai and Rita Maisdek, were arrested with 5kg gold, worth Rs 1.65 crore.
Later, another 3kg gold was found during a raid at Salt Lake, and three persons — Raju Dutta, Chiranjit Dutta and Suman Saha — were arrested.
“We have been instructed to note down details of every political rally in advance and send daily reports to Lalbazar.
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