GUWAHATI, June 25 � In a bizarre incident at Chachal area under Dispur police station, the local people of the area found currency notes floating in a nearby marshy land, which created chaos in the area.
Whereas the source of the notes, mostly of higher denominations, was not known. Teams of police and district administration visited the area to enquire into the matter. According to the reports, the notes were spotted by the local fishermen first and soon the mob gathered near the swamp.
Ashutosh Agnihotri, DC Kamrup (Metro) told The Assam Tribune that the team of district administration and the police found that the locals have collected around Rs 5,000 from the water body.
�Inquiry is going on into the matter and the police will keep strict vigil so that no law and order problem is caused due to the incident,� he added. According to the SSP Apurva Jiban Baruah, investigation was on into the matter and on the basis of the numbers on the currency notes, police was trying to find out the bank which issued the notes.