Crackdown on illegal cash movement
Election Commission directives police have seized over Rs 60 lakh from different places across the district.
Ghaziabad: Continuing crackdown on carrying
cash in adherence to the Election Commission directives,
police have seized over Rs 60 lakh from different places
across the district, taking the total to Rs 2.25 crore since
the operation was launched on Thursday.
In yesterday`s seizures, Rs 12 lakhs were recovered from
a car, out of which Rs 4 lakh was found to be unaccounted,
officials said. Similarly, sums of Rs 30 lakh and Rs 10 lakh
were seized from a car and two bike-borne persons in
Muradnagar and Indira Puram areas, police said.
Meanwhile, SP (City) JK Shahi has said the raids will
continue as per the EC directives. He further said income tax
officials are probing sources of the cash recovered and
unaccounted money will be seized.
The total amount seized now stands at a whopping Rs 2.25
crore since the crackdown began Thursday, when the police had
recovered over Rs 1.5 crore in similar raids.