Bihar polls: Rs.16 lakh cash, 130 litre liquor seized

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Big seizures of cash, liquor and drugs have been effected during the first two phases of the Bihar assembly elections, with Rs.15.99 lakh in cash and 130 litres of liquor being confiscated on Saturday alone, an official report said on Sunday.

The revelation was made in a seizure report of Bihar Police released by the Election Commission of India (ECI) in a statement.

According to the consolidated report, Rs.68.28 lakh in Nepali currency, fake Indian currency of the face value of Rs.16.76 lakh, and Rs.60.30 lakh in foreign currency have been seized in Bihar so far.

A total of Rs.17.55 crore in cash has been seized till October 17, it added.

“A total of 837.91 kg ganja, 9,132 kg of mahua, 336 gm heroin and afeem, and 8.662 kg gold jewellery were seized in Bihar,” the ECI report stated.

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