Rs 1.37 crore unaccounted cash seized in Barabanki

Over Rs 1.37 crore in cash, 10 kg of silver and six pistols along with live cartridges were recovered during a vehicle checking drive in view of the coming Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh elections.

Last Updated: Jan 06, 2012, 15:35 PM IST

Barabanki (UP): Over Rs 1.37 crore in cash,
10 kg of silver and six pistols along with live cartridges
were recovered during a vehicle checking drive in view of the
coming Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh elections.

One person was taken into custody in this connection,
Superintendent of Police P R K Bhardwaj said.
Cash over Rs 1.37 crore, ten kg silver, besides six
pistols and live cartridges were recovered from eight
different places of the district yesterday.

The cash has been seized as those carrying it were not
able to produce documents related to it and the Election
Commission and Income Tax department has been informed about
it, the SP added.

In view of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls starting in
February, the Election Commission has imposed restrictions on
movement of unaccounted cash of over Rs one lakh.

PTI