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Rs 15 lakh in cash seized in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

Mathura: Nearly Rs 15 lakh in cash has been seized by authorities in separate raids in the district ahead of the state elections beginning February 11, officials said on Tuesday.

“Rs 6.40 lakh was seized from Siddharth Chandra in Kotwali area by the flying squad and Rs 5.41 lakh was seized by an SST team,” ADM Ravindra Kumar said.

In other raids, Rs 1.10 lakh along with 21 kg cannabis was seized from Radha Valley and Rs 1 lakh near Tiraha Vrindaban.

Rs 1 lakh was seized in Farah police station area, according to Kumar.

“Nine vehicles engaged in the ferrying of illegal money were also confiscated,” he added.

ANI