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Rs 28 lakh cash seized under MCC violations

ITANAGAR, MAR 14:

With model code of conduct (MCC) in place with the announcement of poll schedule, the State Police has seized over Rs 28 lakh unaccounted cash during the past two days, including Rs 15.60 lakh from the capital.

The wads of cash were seized from various checkpoints at Naharlagun, Itanagar and Nirjuli, stated a PTI report.

In East Siang district, Rs 10.72 lakh has been seized from various places, it added. Similarly, Rs 1.80 lakh was seized at Seppa, the headquarters of East Kameng district.

Itanagar Superintendent of Police Tumme Amo said that police also seized eight guns, 15 live rounds of ammunition and 20 local daos in the state capital.

The seized arms and ammunition were deposited at police station, Amo said adding, many posters and banners defacing the town and public properties were also removed by police.

The state will go to simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls on April 11 and counting of votes will be held on May 23.

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