• July 8, 2024

Seizures worth Rs. 3.31 crore after implementation of MCC

Seizures worth Rs. 3.31 crore after implementation of MCC

Seizures worth Rs. 3.31 crore after implementation of MCC

A spokesman of State Election Department said here today that illicit liquor, cash, drugs and jewellery worth around Rs. 3.31 crore has been seized since Model Code of Conduct (MCC) came into force in the State in view of bye-elections to the three Assembly Constituencies (AC) viz., Dehra, Hamirpur and Nalagarh on 10th June, 2024.

He said that both the police and the excise department seized 10358 liters of illicit liquor amounting to Rs. 14.12 lakh. Apart from this, the Income Tax Department seized 3.13 kilograms of precious metals like gold, silver etc. worth Rs. 2.13 crore.

Police and Income Tax Department have seized cash worth  Rs. 93.66 lakh. Till date 1.06 kilograms of charas worth Rs.2.65 lakh, 19 gram of heroine amounting to Rs. 3.82 lakh, 4.59 gram Smack amounting to Rs. 91,800 and 1.32 kilogram Poppy husk worth Rs. 19,890  has been impounded by enforcement agencies, stated spokesperson of the State Election Department here today.

He said that during MCC Industries Department has imposed fines amounting to Rs. 2.67 lakh in 74 different cases under Mining Act.

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