Drugs worth ₹21,000 lakh recovered since March 1 - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Drugs worth 21,000 lakh recovered since March 1

By, Lucknow
Apr 23, 2024 08:07 PM IST

The government said these seizures took place during raids by excise, income tax, police and narcotics departments, as well as other enforcement agencies

Liquor, drugs, precious metals and cash worth around 31,898 lakh were recovered between March 1 and April 22 from different parts of Uttar Pradesh in compliance with the Election Commission’s directives and two weeks before the enforcement of the ongoing poll code, said a state government spokesperson in a press note.

 (For representation)
(For representation)

Of the total amount, the worth of seized drugs amounted to 21,177.55 lakh.

Now catch your favourite game on Crickit. Anytime Anywhere. Find out how

The note further stated these seizures took place during raids by excise, income tax, police and narcotics departments, as well as other enforcement agencies, and also included 3,123.56 lakh in cash, 4,279.08 lakh worth liquor, and 2,161.59 lakh worth precious metals.

Chief electoral officer Navdeep Rinwa said just on Monday liquor, drugs, and cash worth 239.20 lakh were seized by the enforcement agencies.

Giving further details about Monday’s raids, the note said cash worth 23.09 lakh was seized in the Hamirpur assembly constituency, 31.85 lakh in the Jhansi Nagar assembly constituency of Jhansi district and 71 lakh in the Arya Nagar assembly constituency of Kanpur Nagar.

The Election Commission has put in place the model code of conduct across the country to ensure free, fair and peaceful elections.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, June 14, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On