The alert Akola police recovered Rs 43 lakh from a rickshaw-puller and arrested him. The accused is identified as Santosh Kanhaiyalal Rathi. Police suspected that Rathi was carrying the huge amount illegally.
Santosh Rathi is a resident of Randish Nagar. On a tip-off, the police laid a trap at athe strategic point,tapped the vehicle, arrested the accused and seized the whopping Rs 43 lakh in case from him.
On the basis of the information, police captured him near Akola Railway Station and seized the cash. During interrogation, Rathi could not satisfy the officers about how the large amount of money came to him and where he was going.
The action was taken by the staff members under the guidance of Police Inspector Anwar Shaikh. Further investigation is underway.