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Over Rs 3 lakh cash seized by flying squad in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

Rs 1.66 lakh was seized from Yashpal Naohar, brother of Yogesh Naohar the RLD candidate from Mant Assembly constituency.

Published: 25th January 2017 02:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th January 2017 02:35 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MATHURA: Over Rs three lakh in cash was seized by the flying squads from two persons here, with one of them being the brother of an RLD candidate in Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

"Rs 1.66 lakh was seized from Yashpal Naohar, brother of Yogesh Naohar the RLD candidate from Mant Assembly constituency," Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) in-charge ADM Ravindra Kumar said adding Yashpal could not furnish the details of the amount he was carrying.

Rs 1.69 lakh was seized from Deepak Agrawal by another election flying squad team, he said.

Following the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, any cash beyond Rs 50,000 could be subjected to scrutiny by EC nominated flying squads and the individual or entity carrying the amount should furnish documents in this regard.



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