Election officials on Friday seized Rs 30 lakh from a man at a check post near Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital here.

The money was seized by the Static Surveillance Team (SST) of East District Election Office deployed at the area.

“The SST team seized Rs 30 lakh cash from one Jakir Hussain in a Swift Desire car with U.P. registration number,” said an Election Commission official. “The cash has been handed over to Income Tax authorities and an inquiry is being carried out,” the official said. PTI

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