Rajahmundry: Election officials have so far seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 5.39 crore and two-kg silver in East Godavari district since the model code came into force for May 7 poll in Seemandhra region.
"Since the (model) code came into force, unaccounted cash worth Rs 5.39 crore and 2 kg silver were seized in the district during raids conducted by various squads," district collector cum election officer Neetu Prasad said in a statement on Friday night.
In the district, election for three Lok Sabha and 19 Assembly seats will be held on May 7 along with 25 Lok Sabha and 175 Assembly seats in Seemandhra region.
"So far 889 cases have been registered in the district under various sections and 6,000 bindover cases filed," the collector said.
On poll preparedness, the officer said engineers will be deployed at all polling stations in the district to fix EVMs should they malfunction.