Anantapur: Satya Sai Central Trust member RJ Ratnakar on Sunday evening categorically stated that that Trust has any connection with the money seized by the police while being transported in a van to Bangalore.
In media statement, Mr Ratnakar stated that the Rs 35.5 lakh seized by the police was not the property of the Trust.
The Trust member added that 12 persons from Hindupur were connected to the money and urged the police to take steps to identify these persons.
Meanwhile, Superintendent of Police Shahnawaz Qasim on Sunday stated that the police have definite clues in connection with the origins of the money which was being transported in vehicles from Puttaparthi to Karnakata.
The SP revealed that the driver of vehicle has disclosed the names of a few persons who were behind the money transfer.
Mr Qasim added that the person driving the van be produced in Hindupur court on Monday. “The police would appeal before the Court to keep the money in its custody until the investigation is completed,” he stated.
The district SP added that the police would seek the help of the Income Tax Department.
Meanwhile, rumours that another vehicle with Rs 10 crore on board has been seized by the police continue to do rounds. It may be mentioned here that Mr Qasim did not make any mention of any second seizure of cash. (INN)