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Seizures worth Rs 3.31 cr since poll code imposed in Himachal

Seizures worth Rs 3.31 cr since poll code imposed in Himachal

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Tribune News Service

Shimla, July 8

Illicit liquor, cash, drugs and jewellery worth around Rs 3.31 crore have been seized since the model code of conduct came into force in the run up to the byelections to the three Assembly constituencies of Dehra, Hamirpur and Nalagarh on July 10.

A spokesman for the State Election Department said here today that both the police and the Excise Department seized 10,358 litres of illicit liquor amounting to Rs 14.12 lakh. Apart from this, the Income Tax Department seized 3.13 kg of precious metals like gold and silver worth Rs 2.13 crore.

The Police and Income Tax departments had seized Rs 93.66 lakh in cash. Till date, 1.06 kg of charas worth Rs 2.65 lakh, 19 gram of heroine amounting to Rs 3.82 lakh, 4.59 gram of smack worth Rs 91,800 and 1.32 kg poppy husk worth Rs 19,890 had been impounded by the enforcement agencies.

He said during the poll code, the Industries Department had imposed fines amounting to Rs 2.67 lakh in 74 different cases under the Mining Act.

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