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1.6 Kilogram Gold Ornaments Without Valid Document Seized

Election officials seized nearly 1.6 kg of gold ornaments during vehicle checking at Kinathukadavu in the rural limits.

Published: 15th April 2016 04:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th April 2016 04:09 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

COIMBATORE: The election officials today seized nearly 1.6 kg of gold ornaments without valid documents during vehicle checking at Kinathukadavu in the rural limits, police said.

The officials who carried out the vehicle check in the area found the gold ornaments and gold coins in a car proceeding to Kerala, police said.

As the persons in the car failed to provide proper documents, the officials seized the gold and handed it over to district treasury, they said.

Ahead of the May 16 Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, a strict vigil is being maintained by the Election Commission against transportation of unaccounted money, gold and illegal money transactions.

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