Thursday 25 April 2019
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Unaccounted cash of Rs1.5-cr seized ahead of Himachal polls

Election Commission official revealed that unaccounted cash of Rs1.5 crore has been seized from various parts of Himachal Pradesh ahead of the Nov 4 assembly polls.

A total amount of Rs2.22 crore was seized till Monday from various parts of the state. Of this, Rs63 lakh was released after verifying facts. The remaining amount has been deposited in the state treasury, the official said.

Similarly, 2.72 lakh ml of illicit, country-made and Indian-made foreign liquor was also seized from various parts of the state. The Election Commission has appointed 28 expenditure observers for the state.

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