Burnt currency notes of Rs 500, Rs 1000 found in UP town

Photo related to news burnt Indian currency notes found in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city.

Lucknow: According to police, the burnt bits and pieces of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes were found at a place in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly.

If sources are to be believed then burnt currency notes were reportedly brought in bags and then dumped by workers of a company on Parsa Kheda road at C.B. Ganj in Bareilly city.

Police officials told media persons that some local persons said, the currency notes appeared to have been cut, damaged and then burnt.

The police have since taken over the remains of the currency notes and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) officials have been informed of the incident.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on yesterday evening announced demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination currency notes.

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