Lucknow: As part of the drive to check
flow of illegal money during the assembly election, the Uttar
Pradesh Police on Tuesday recovered nearly Rs 73 lakh in the state.
"A total of Rs 72.7 lakh unaccounted cash was
recovered from different parts in the state. Of this, Rs 35
lakh were found in Noida," Additional Director General of
Police Subesh Kumar Singh told reporters here.
Similarly, Rs 19.5 lakh were recovered from different
places in Kanpur and Rs six lakh from Etawah, he said.
Chief Electoral Officer Umesh Sinha said so far
unaccounted cash of Rs 22.53 crore had been recovered from
different places in Uttar Pradesh.
He said as many as 164 FIRs relating to violation of
the model code of conduct were lodged across the state.