District Collector C. Sudharsan Reddy has said Rs.1.92 crore was seized so far in the district from the people who were carrying the money illegally. Besides, 32,777 litres of illicit liquor was also seized from transporters. In all, 1,922 cases were booked and 1,273 persons were arrested. The Excise officials raided and closed 154 belt shops.
At several places, the authorities booked cases for distributing various articles as part of inducement to voters.