Manjhi’s son detained for unaccounted cash


Patna: Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi’s son Parween was detained on Sunday with Rs.4.65 lakh in cash in Jehanabad district, police said.

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“Parween Manjhi was detained after Rs.4.65 lakh was found in his vehicle during ongoing checking for unaccounted cash…,” a district police official said.

The Income Tax department along with Bihar Police have intensified crackdown on use of black money and unaccounted cash as the model code of conduct is in force for the upcoming assembly polls.

Manjhi is president of Hindustan Awami Morcha, a member of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.