Birbhichand Azad, 62, died on Fri night after he was hit by a speeding train whereas he was crossing railway tracks close to Govandi station on Fri night.
When a team of the govt. Railway Police visited his shanty close to Govandi when they known him with the assistance of hawkers and beggars, they found coins amounting to Rs 1.77 lakh in gunny bags and buckets covered with canvas.
It took the cops eight hours to count the coins kept within the shanty, police aforesaid. The team was left aghast once more when they found receipts of fastened deposits in several banks, worth 8.77 lakh.
The police team also found Azad’s PAN card, Aadhaar card and adult card issued in his name that had his address in Rajasthan. Police have said they’re going to visit Rajasthan to trace his family. Meanwhile, Azad’s mortal remains and his belongings are handed over to his next of kin.
The hawkers, meanwhile, told the police that Azad was a beggar. They said he had been living in urban center for the past many years.