Poll vigil: Unaccounted cash of Rs.5.8 Lakh seized by authorities

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Poll vigil: Unaccounted cash of Rs.5.8 Lakh seized by authorities

Poll vigil: Unaccounted cash of Rs.5.8 Lakh seized by authorities

SB   ¦    Mar 14, 2019 05:05:16 PM (IST)

Poll vigil: Unaccounted cash of Rs.5.8 Lakh seized by authorities-1

Karwar: The District Crime Investigation Department and the Election Commission officers, in a joint operation on Wednesday, March 13 night, seized cash worth Rs. 5.8 Lakh being transported without supporting documents.

The cash was being transported in a KSRTC bus. It is reported that the cash belongs to Mahesh Shetty, a grocery shop owner in Karwar. The cash was being transported from Ankola to Karwar.

The officers raided the bus based on a tip-off received by their sources.

Meanwhile, Mahesh Shetty has said that he would be providing documents to the authorities as the money was collected from Ankola for business purposes.