Suspecting the movement of the man, coming from Dharmapuri, Railway police checked him and found the cash in his bag.
Though he told police the money was meant for buying gold ornaments for a jeweller in Dharmapuri, the money was handed over to the Income Tax department, for want of documents, police said.
The youth was told he could take the money after producing valid documents, they said.
Coimbatore: An amount of about Rs 89 lakh was seized from a passenger from the Intercity Express, who alighted at the station here today, police said.
First Published: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 15:40