Perambalur: The Election Commission Flying Squad officials seized Rs 2.10 crore in cash from a former Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) party district secretary, Thangadurai, during vehicle frisking near Perambalur, officials said on Wednesday.
Acting on a specific tip-off on Tuesday, the EC officials intercepted the car in which former district secretary Thangadurai was traveling. During the search, officials found that 2.10 crore cash was concealed inside the car doors. The car and cash have been seized and sent to Permabalur collector office for further investigation.
At present, officials are interrogating Thangadurai.
Voting in Tamil Nadu will be held on April 18. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.