LS polls: Rs 45.59 cr cash, alcohol worth over Rs 151 cr seized in Karnataka so far


PTI, Apr 13, 2024, 7:07 PM IST

The Election Commission on Saturday said Rs 45.59 crore cash and alcohol worth over Rs 151 crore was seized and 1,650 FIRs with regard to seizures have been booked since the model code of conduct came into effect on March 16.

The general elections in Karnataka will be held in two phases on April 26 and May 7 in 28 constituencies.

The total seizures so far is worth Rs 345.89 crore, they said.

According to a statement issued by the office of Karnataka Chief Electoral Officer, since the model code of conduct came into force, the flying squads, static surveillance teams and police authorities have seized Rs 46.59 crore cash, liquor bottles worth over Rs 151 crore, narcotic substances worth Rs 9.93 crore, gold worth Rs 56.86 crore and freebies worth Rs 7.73 crore among other seizures.

They have also registered 1,650 FIRs with regard to seizure of cash, liquor, drugs, precious metal and freebies.

The Excise Department has booked 2,086 heinous cases, 2,707 cases for breach of licence conditions, 123 NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act) and 13,833 cases under Section 15 (a) of Karnataka Excise Act 1965 and also 1,263 different types of vehicles have been seized.

Udayavani is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest news.

Top News

Gangster Chhota Rajan sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Mumbai hotelier Jaya Shetty

God and meditation PM’s private affair, why should we interfere; asks D K Shivakumar

Udupi: BJP expels four office bearers for anti-party activities

Illegal money transfer case Minister B Nagendra will be summoned, says Shivakumar

Twenty one killed, 47 injured as bus falls into gorge in Jammu

IndiGo derosters 6 crew members in connection with Delhi-Varanasi flight bomb scare incident

Delhi CM Kejriwal faces health crisis amid ED custody

Related Articles More

God and meditation PM’s private affair, why should we interfere; asks D K Shivakumar

Udupi: BJP expels four office bearers for anti-party activities

Village accountant caught red-handed taking bribe

Illegal money transfer case Minister B Nagendra will be summoned, says Shivakumar

Action to follow after 10-day deadline for response to notice expires: MEA on cancellation of Prajwal’s diplomatic passport

MUST WATCH

Shivamogga

Les Saveurs institute and cafe

Peacock rescued from well

Popular Guruprasad Restaurant

Haralukote Shri Anjaneya Swamy |Udayavani


Latest Additions

Gangster Chhota Rajan sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Mumbai hotelier Jaya Shetty

Akhilesh Yadav mocks Modi’s meditation trip amid poll campaign

God and meditation PM’s private affair, why should we interfere; asks D K Shivakumar

Vice President Dhankhar visits Neem Karoli Baba Ashram

Udupi: BJP expels four office bearers for anti-party activities

Thanks for visiting Udayavani

You seem to have an Ad Blocker on.
To continue reading, please turn it off or whitelist Udayavani.