Rae Bareli, Apr 12: Panic gripped the Lalganj area of the district on Sunday morning when a couple of Rs 100 and Rs 500 currency notes were found lying on the Kanpur link road in Saket Nagar, here.
Police here said that they received the information about some currency notes of Rs 100 and Rs 500 denomination lying on the road and are currently checking their authenticity with the help of forensics.
Eye witness said that some people saw some currency notes lying on the road and immediately, the locals raised an alarm.
Earlier it was reported from some parts of Uttar Pradesh that miscreants are trying to spread coronavirus by spitting on the notes, however, the police denied of any such conspiracy. (UNI)