Rs 37 lakh in Rs 2,000 notes seized in Hyderabad

An Indian bank employee checks stacks of new 2000 rupee notes in Ahmedabad on November 11, 2016. Long queues formed outside banks in India as people crowded in to deposit old currency and withdraw new notes after the two largest denomination rupee notes were taken out of circulation. / AFP / SAM PANTHAKY (Photo credit should read SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Hyderabad: The police today seized Rs 37 lakh in the new Rs 2,000 currency notes from two persons here.

Two men, riding bikes, were intercepted this afternoon and Rs 37 lakh, all in Rs 2,000 notes, were seized from them at Katedan here, a police official said.

The matter was handed over to the Income Tax Department officials for further probe, he added.