Written by Uma Sudhir | Saturday November 19, 2016, Hyderabad
In Siddipet, a small town about 100 kilometres from Hyderabad in Telangana, Yellaiah is worried as his son was sent back from school. "The madam at school did not accept the 500-rupee notes I sent to pay fees and sent him back," he said.
A clerk working at a state-run bank here was arrested today on charges of cheating and criminal breach of trust after he and his colleague allegedly deposited Rs 6 lakh in demonetised currency without Identification proof and withdrew equal amount of new currency.
A 75-year-old man died on Tuesday while standing in a queue outside a bank in Andhra Pradesh as common people across India continued to struggle for cash, the way they have been doing since the government spiked high value currency notes a week ago.