This Article is From Nov 14, 2018

More Than Rs 21 Crore Cash Seized In Madhya Pradesh, Says Election Body

Overall, cash and material worth Rs 51.29 crore have been seized in the state so far, Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said today.

More Than Rs 21 Crore Cash Seized In Madhya Pradesh, Says Election Body

During the previous Assembly polls, Rs 19 crore in cash had been seized. (Representational)

Bhopal:

Authorities have seized Rs 21.63 crore in cash since the model code of conduct came into force in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh.

Overall, cash and material worth Rs 51.29 crore have been seized in the state so far, Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat said today.

Assembly elections will be held in the state on November 28.

"In the action taken by authorities after the announcement of election, cash of Rs 21.63 crore, gold and silver worth Rs 7.44 crore, narcotic substances worth Rs 5.61 crore, illegal liquor of Rs 10.04 crore and other material worth Rs 6.56 crore have been seized," said Mr Rawat.

During the previous Assembly polls, Rs 19 crore in cash had been seized, he informed. Mr Rawat also said that 1.31 lakh non-bailable warrants have been executed (to arrest anti-social elements) since the model code of conduct came into force.