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Over Rs two cr seized in poll-bound Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh

Over Rs two cr seized in poll-bound Arunachal Pradesh

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Itanagar, Mar 26 : The flying squad teams, static surveillance and police have seized over Rs two crore till Monday in Arunachal Pradesh, since the model code of conduct (MCC) came into force in the State.

Polling for the 60 Assembly and two parliamentary seats in Arunachal Pradesh will be held simultaneously on April 11.

According to Additional Chief Electoral Officer Kangki Darang, a total of cash Rs 2,27,83,050 have been seized in Arunachal Pradesh till Monday since enforcement of the MCC.

Apprising that cash seized above Rs 10 lakh at one time is referred to the Income Tax (IT) department for further investigation, Mr Darang said four cases have been referred so far including the latest seizure of Rs 10.30 lakh from Lower Subansiri district on March 22.

He said that the highest seizure at one time was from Longding district Rs 34.90 lakh. Mr Darang said among the districts, the largest amount of cash seized so far is from Papum Pare amounting to Rs 73,08,600 altogether. (UNI)