Assembly polls: Over Rs 83 cr cash, 1,485 kg drugs seized in 5 states

Written by January 22, 2017 15:40

New Delhi, Jan 22: Assembly polls – Election Commission has seized over 83 Crore rupees cash from the five poll bound states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur and Uttarakhand.

An official release said, the Commission has seized over 79 Crore rupees from Uttar Pradesh, four crore from Punjab, 33 lakh from Uttrakhand and around 7 lakh rupees from Manipur.

Assembly polls – Election Commission has seized more than seven lakh litres of liquor from these poll bound states worth around 12 crore 6 lakh rupees.

The commission has also seized more than 1400 kilogram of Drugs and Narcotics worth around 10 crore 30 lakh rupees.