Sultan Bazaar: The Sultan Bazaar police on Saturday night seized Rs 23 lakh from a hawala trader during vehicle checking. According to police, Bhavani Singh, a native of Rajasthan, was transporting the cash on a bike.During the vehicle checking at Sultan Bazaar road, the police waved him down and found the cash in the dickey of the vehicle. As the suspect did not give any satisfactory answer and further failed to produce receipts and source of the money, police took him into custody. Later the seized amount was handed over to the Income Tax department authorities for further enquiry. They found that the suspect was into hawala trade and the money was being sent to Karnataka.