Himachal Assembly elections: Rs 1.48 cr cash, 3.26 lakh litre of liquor seized

The state Excise Department has seized 3.26 lakh litre of liquor and Rs. 1.48 crore in cash from different parts of Himachal Pradesh since the announcement of the poll, a spokesman for the department said.

PTI| Updated: Nov 09, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Himachal Assembly elections: Rs 1.48 cr cash, 3.26 lakh litre of liquor seized
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SHIMLA: The state Excise Department has seized 3.26 lakh litre of liquor and Rs. 1.48 crore in cash from different parts of Himachal Pradesh since the announcement of the poll, a spokesman for the department said.

He said that flying squads, static teams and other police teams and Income Tax Department have so far seized cash totalling Rs. 1,48,07,615 from different parts of the state.

Cash worth Rs. 14,13,460 was seized on Wednesday, he said.

Polling for elections to the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly will be held today, and results will be declared on December 18. The dates were announced on October 12.

Out of 285 complaints of violations of Model Code of Conduct received by the CEO, 273 were disposed of, officials said.