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Andhra cops seize Rs 26 cr meant to distribute among voters

Andhra Pradesh Police have seized over Rs 26 crore unaccounted money during last two weeks reportedly meant for distribution among voters in the elections, state Chief Electoral Officer said.

india Updated: Apr 16, 2009 11:56 IST

Andhra Pradesh Police have seized over Rs 26 crore unaccounted money during last two weeks reportedly meant for distribution among voters in the elections, state Chief Electoral Officer said.

The illegal money was seized during vehicle checks across the state.

"Any unaccounted money is being seized. This is to curb the flow of illegal money during elections," state Chief Electoral Officer I V Subba Rao told reporters.

The police have also seized a large quantity of liquor bottles, cricket kits and sarees reportedly meant for distribution among voters as inducements to the voters.