Coimbatore, May 20 (PTI) A heap of torn demonetised notes with a total face value of Rs five lakh to Rs ten lakh were today found in a heap near branches of two banks in Salem district, police said.

People noticed the Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination notes in a heap near some garbage in Athur and informed police.

Police, who seized the notes, said it weighed around five kg.

Further investigations are on.

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