Over Rs 2 Crore Cash, Gold Seized Ahead Of Elections In Telangana

The 17 Lok Sabha constituencies in Telangana will vote in the first phase of elections on April 11.

Over Rs 2 Crore Cash, Gold Seized Ahead Of Elections In Telangana

Over Rs 2 crore cash was seized by police yesterday. (Representational image)

Hyderabad:

Telangana Police on Wednesday recovered a total of Rs 2.8 crores cash ahead of the elections in the state.

The state police made the recovery after intercepting two vehicles near a check post in Ranga Reddy district.

According to Chaitanyapuri police, Rs one crore was recovered from a car and Rs 1.8 crores from an auto.

Police also detained a person, Maheshwar, who is said to be the main person responsible for circulating illegal money in the state.

The accused and seized cash will be handed over to Income Tax officials.

In another incident, Hyderabad police arrested four persons with Rs 14.60 lakhs and 286 grams gold from a vehicle at Alaska Junction and Old police station Begum Bazar.

The probe in both cases is underway.

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