Flying squad officers confiscated Rs 5.50 lakh from a van near Sathy. Officers led by Dhanapranesh were engaged in a vehicle search in the Asansur Arepalayam division under the Bhavani Sagar Assembly constituency in Erode district.
At that time, a pick-up truck coming towards Sathyamangalam from Mysore Road was stopped and checked and it was revealed that it contained Rs. 5. 50 lakh which was brought without proper documents by Chinnaswamy from Malayandalli area of Krishnagiri district.
He was running a poultry business and was going to Palladam after finishing his poultry business in Mangalore, Karnataka.
The officers handed over the money to the Sathy Tahsildar.