Ahead of polls, Election Commission seizes Rs 7 lakh in TN

Erode, Mar 9: District Election officials on Wednesday, Mar 9 seized Rs seven lakh from a car near here.

Officials said they seized the amount during a vehicle check at Elumathur, 20 km from here.

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TN: Election Commission seizes Rs 7 lakh

The passenger, a PWD contractor, said he had drawn the amount from a bank and would submit a receipt for it soon, officials said.

The money was seized and it was deposited in the Treasury, officials added.

Ahead of the May 16 Assembly polls, a strict vigil is being maintained by the Election Commission against transportation of unaccounted money and illegal money transactions.


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