The passenger, identified as Arun Kumar Swain, has been detained for questioning following the recovery of bundles of cash in the denomination of Rs 10 and Rs 20 (new Indian currency notes) from his possession.
Jagatpur: Ahead of the final phase polls in Odisha, a flying squad of the Election Commission of India today seized more than Rs 7 Lakh cash from a petrol pump in Jagatpur, Cuttack. Acting on a tipoff, the flying squad today launched a surprise raid on the petrol pump in Jagatpur. The flying squad seized […]
Padampur/Baripada: Ahead of second phase polls in Odisha on April 18, joint squad of police and election flying squad seized huge amount of cough syrup, ganja and cash during raids at different places in the State. Acting on a tip off, the cops seized 230 bottles of cough syrup, over seven kg of ganja (dry […]
Kalahandi: With just a day before the first phase polls in the State, the Election Commission flying squad today seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 2 lakh from the vehicle of Pradeep Dishari, BJD’s candidate from Lanjigarh Assembly constituency, near Jayapatna area in the district. According to sources, Dishari along with his four associates were in […]
Berhampur: With polls round the corner, increased instances of cash seizures are raising concerns over illegal use of money in the elections. Around Rs 5.36 lakh was seized from a car at Punjikayan Chhak in Ganjam district today. Suspecting something odd, Block Returning Officer, Executive Magistrate and Digapahandi Police detained a vehicle during a raid. […]
Rourkela: The Government Railway Police (GRP) personnel today seized two suitcases containing Rs 2.23 crore cash at Rourkela railway station and arrested three persons in connection with the case. The accused have been identified as Sanjay Gupta, Sunil Kumar and Rajan Srivastav. The accused, who were reportedly trying to escape with the cash filled suitcases, […]
Bhubaneswar: Politics is now active over seizure of Rs 40.50 lakh from bypoll-bound Bijepur with BJD and BJP knocking the doors of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) over the issue. Alleging that the seized money belonged to ruling BJD and was meant for distribution in bypoll bound Bijepur, the BJP leaders sought intervention of the Chief […]
Sambalpur: Police today intensified its probe into a major seizure of cash worth Rs 1.43 crore with Sambalpur Sadar SDPO and the Dhanupalli IIC questioning the manager of the State Bank of India (SBI)’s main branch in the city here. Since most of the notes which include new Rs 2000 notes and Rs 500 notes […]