Poll Officials Seize Rs 1 Crore Cash From House In Tamil Nadu

The Election Flying Squad officers went to the village and seized the money, the official mentioned.

Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu:

The Election Flying Squad officers seized Rs 1 crore in money from a home at Ettarai village in Tiruchirappalli on Friday evening, within the first such seizure forward of polling for the Lok Sabha within the state.

Chatting with ANI over cellphone, District Collector Pradeep Kumar mentioned, “The Election Flying Squad officers entered the home at Ettarai village in Tiruchirappalli and carried out a search. They discovered foreign money notes, totalling Rs 1 crore, stuffed in a bag.”

Mr Kumar mentioned the election management room within the Trichy District Collectorate obtained a cellphone name, ensuing within the restoration of the money.

He knowledgeable additional that the Election Flying Squad officers went to the village after receiving info that foreign money notes had been stored at a home.

The district collector mentioned Revenue Tax officers have been probing who stored such big quantities of money on the home and whether or not it was meant for use through the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Additional particulars are awaited.

Polling for 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu is scheduled to be held within the first section of the final elections on April 19.
The counting of votes is scheduled for June 4.

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