Kendrapara, April 5(LocalWire): Police seized Rs 9.24 lakh from a car at Pattamundai in Kendrapara district on Friday during a drive to check unaccounted cash ahead of the twin elections in the state.
‘A car was intercepted at Bypass Chhack at Pattamundai. The car belonged to Basant Das, a petrol pump owner from Patarapur who could not produce documents regarding the cash and was detained,’ said Ranjan De, SDPO, Pattamundai.
The officer said documents are required for carrying cash more than Rs 5,000 when the model code of conduct is in force before the elections. Kendrapara goes to poll in the fourth phase, on 29 April.