Thane, Oct 1 : An amount of Rs 20 in cash was seized when the model code of conduct flying squad apprehended a car at the Saibaba check post at Bhiwanid, sources at the Election Office said.
The car's driver, who was carrying the cash with him, could not give a satisfactory reply. The cash was seized and deposited in the government treasury. He did not carry any proof for the heavy sum being carried with him.
The district election officials have directed that whenever any heavy cash is being carried the carrier should possess relevant documents of the same else will be subject to action.
The officials are presently probing as to from where the cash was sourced and where it was heading for. (UNI)