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Rs 3.5 Lakh Seized From Bolero In Bargarh Ahead Of Bijepur By-Poll

12 October 2019


Bargarh: Cash amounting to Rs 3.5 lakh was seized from a Bolero at Sarandapali chhak under Barpalli police limits in Bargarh district on Saturday during a regular vehicle inspection conducted due to the upcoming Bijepur by-election.

As per reports, Sanjeeb Das of Sindurpur village in Boudh district was on his way to Saraipali in Chhattisgarh in his Bolero bearing number OD 14 4790. During interrogation it was revealed that he was going to buy some tent-house materials from the neighbouring State.

The seizure was done as a precaution in view of the model code of conduct which is in place for the October 21 assembly polls in Odisha’s Bijepur constituency.