May 23, 2024

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Huge haul of cash, liquor in Bihar

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As part of the special drive ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, unaccounted cash of over Rs 57 lakh was seized from across the state on Tuesday in addition to 23,432 litres of illegal liquor and one detonator.

Briefing reporters about the outcome of the drive during the day, Additional Chief Election Officer R Lakshamanan said Rs 33 lakh was seized from Kishanganj, Rs 19 lakh from Dalsinghsarai in Samastipur and Rs 5.49 lakh from Rosera in Samastipur.

He said 23,432 litres of illegal liquor was seized in raids across Bihar.

One detonator was recovered in the Maoist-hit Jamui district during the operation, he said.

Mr. Lakshamanan said 33 cases have been registered under Defacement in Public Property (wall writing, posters, banners etc), one for misuse of vehicle, and one each for violation of Loudspeaker Act and Inducement/gratification to electors.

On the law and order front, nine arms/weapons were seized along with five explosives, he said.

Two bombs and 19 cartridges were also seized in the operation, Mr. Lakshmanan added.

Courtesy: PTI

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