Giridih (Jharkhand), Dec 16:  Police today recovered Rs 5.7 lakhs, Rs. 5.60 lakh of which was in demonetized currency, during a vehicle checking drive at Taratand in Giridih distirct, a senior police officer said.Also Read - No, Jharkhand Hasn’t Announced Lockdown in State: CM Soren Calls Twitter Post ‘Fake’

In course of vehicle checking, the police arrested a person, who was a resident of Gawan of the district, and recovered Rs.5.60 lakh in Rs. 500 and 1000 currency notes, Sub-Divisional Police Officer, Manish Toppo said. Also Read - Bihar, Jharkhand, UP Poorest States In India: NITI Aayog's Poverty Index

Police also recovered Rs.10,000 in new currency notes from one of his friends and detained that person, he said. Police also recovered two pan cards and a Adhar card, he said. Also Read - Maoists Kill 4 of Family, Hang Their Bodies, Blow Up House in Bihar's Gaya District