Visuals of the seized cash
Visuals of the seized cash

Unaccounted cash worth Rs 50 lakh seized in poll-bound Rajasthan

ANI | Updated: Nov 04, 2018 11:08 IST

Ajmer (Rajasthan) [India], Nov 4 (ANI): As part of its vigil against the illegal supply of money and other valuables ahead of elections, unaccounted cash worth Rs 50 lakh, two kilograms of gold and two quintals of silver were seized by Rajasthan Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS).
The consignment was seized on Saturday night from Delhi-Ahmedabad Ashram Express at Ajmer, Jaipur and Beawar stations.
Following a tip-off about the presence of hawala money in the parcels being loaded in trains, a team of the ATS in coordination with the Government Railway Police (GRP) searched the luggage coaches and seized the consignment.
A GRP officer Ramavatar said, "We were monitoring the luggage loaded in the trains since few times. We received inputs from the ATS about the unaccounted cash and valuables items in Delhi-Ahmedabad Ashram Express. Hence, along with the ATS, we conducted a raid in the train."
Rajasthan is slated to go for polls on December 7, and counting of votes will be done on December 11. (ANI)