Berhampur, April 8 (LocalWire): Police on Monday seized Rs 80,000from a car at Ranipentha under Gajapati district’s Paralakhemundi police station limits.
‘We suspect the cash might belong to Tirupati Panigrahy, Independent candidate contesting from Paralakhemundi.
as several of his posters were found from the vehicle,’ said inspector in charge, Paralakhemundi police station Bibekananda Swain.
The vehicle was travelling to Kasinagara, when police recovered the cash while routine checking of vehicles, he said. ‘We have handed it over to the flying squad to take further action, said Swain.
Police seized cash to the tune of Rs3.40 lakh from Gajapati district in a week, said SP (Gajapati) Sarah Sharma.
She said checking was continuing in Odisha-Andhra Pradesh border area regularly to prevent illegal transport of arms, liquor and cash.