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Pre-poll seizure in T’gana rises to Rs 525 crore

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Hyderabad, Nov 8: There is no let up in the seizure of cash, precious metals, liquor, and other items in Telangana ahead of November 30 Assembly elections. The enforcement agencies seized cash, gold and other items worth Rs.6.20 crore during the last 24 hours. With thism the cumulative value of the pre-election seizure has crossed Rs.525 crore. During the 24-hour period, which ended 9 a.m. on November 8, the enforcement agencies seized Rs 2.54 crore cash across the state. The authorities have so seized Rs179 crore cash since October 9 when the model code came into force. However, there were no seizures of precious metals during the 24-hour period. The total value of gold and other precious metals seized stands at Rs 178 crore. The seized precious metals include 292 kg gold, 1,168 kg silver,19,269 carats diamond, and 5.35 grams platinum. (IANS)

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