In another incident, officials confiscated cash to the tune of Rs 2.15 lakh from a banana farmer in Coimbatore district

news Crime Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 08:26

Election officials on Friday seized unaccounted cash amounting to over Rs 58 lakh during vehicle checks in Coimbatore and Salem districts.

During a routine check in Salem, officials intercepted a van near the city government boys high school but the driver of the vehicle suddenly sped away.

However, the officials gave chase and managed to intercept the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, unaccounted cash worth Rs 56,56,800 was found, they said.

In another incident, officials confiscated cash to the tune of Rs 2.15 lakh from a banana farmer in Coimbatore district, after he failed to produce valid documents, they said.

 

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