Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Apr 12 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming Karnataka Assembly elections, authorities have cracked down on defaulters in regards to following the model code of conduct, and seized cash worth Rs. 9,97,44,480.
As per an official release by Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar, the flying squads have registered FIRs in 245 cases and static surveillance teams have registered FIRs in 56 cases of violation of the model code of conduct.
Meanwhile, the Excise department has seized 15,505.027 litres of IML and other liquor worth Rs 61,80,645, 234 different types of vehicles, and booked 552 heinous cases, 859 cases for breach of licence conditions, two cases under Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act and 1339 cases under Section 15 (a) of Karnataka Excise act 1965.
Karnataka will go to polls on May 12 to elect its representatives for the 225-member assembly. The results will be out on May 15. (ANI)