On Wednesday night, police in the poll-bound district of Karnataka seized an unaccounted cash of Rs 1.54 crore from a car at Ramdurg, Belagavi. The police have informed the Income Tax department for further investigation, and a case is being registered.
Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in Karnataka on May 10, and since the model code of conduct came into force on March 29, over Rs 204 crore worth of materials have been seized, including Rs 76.70 crore in cash, Rs 42.82 crore worth of liquor, and 656.97 kg of precious metals, including gold worth Rs 49.71 crore.
According to a police officer, the seizure was made following a credible input, and the car was intercepted. The unaccounted cash was found and seized, and the IT department has been informed. The police are taking strict measures to ensure that the upcoming elections are conducted fairly and without any illegal activities.
It is important to note that the seizure of such a large amount of unaccounted cash is a serious offense and can have severe consequences. The police and IT department will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the source and purpose of the cash. The public is urged to cooperate with the authorities and report any suspicious activities to ensure a fair and transparent election process.