OSMANABAD: Rs. 91.5 lakh cash was seized allegedly from BJP’s Maharashtra Cooperation Minister Subhash Deshmukh’s vehicle in Umarga town of Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district.
On Thursday, on the basis of suspicion, a vigilance team comprising officials of the Maharashtra Police and Municipal Council, searched the vehicle and seized 91.5 lakh cash in denomination of Rs.1,000.
The Omerga Police arrested the driver of the vehicle after he failed to produce any valid paper concerning the seized cash and also failed to reply to their questions satisfactorily. A case has been registered at the Omerga Police Station and further inquiry is on.
Meanwhile, the opposition alleged that the vehicle belonged to Deshmukh and was deployed for the local body election works.