Over Rs 95 lakh, in new currency notes of Rs 2000, was seized from a cab during a vehicle checking drive in the city, police said today. Five persons were seated in the car and upon suspicion, the vehicle was stopped at Himayatnagar for checking, they said.

During checking of the car, a total of amount of Rs 95,18,000 was found stashed in the bags, they said.

Those travelling in the car could not give a satisfactory reply about the cash and they were being questioned, police said, adding that the matter would be reported to Income Tax department for further investigations.