Balangir, Dec 9: The Income Tax officials on Saturday recovered a huge amount of cash from Balangir-based distiller Baldeo Sahu.
Following the seizure of at least Rs 300 crores from the distillery major Sahu, the IT officials have unearthed a treasury containing crores of cash and other valuables.
Sources said several teams of the IT department conducted a raid on the distillery, owned by Baldeo Sahu at the Sudapada village. During the search operation, the sleuths recovered the huge amount of cash from an iron locker, concealed at the liquor manufacturing unit. Following it, the sleuths broke open the iron chest and seized the cash from it.
The exact amount is yet to be ascertained. However, counting of the cash will be performed on the spot, sources added.