The police and the team monitoring the model code of conduct have seized about Rs. 19.1 lakh in three separate cases here on Thursday. The Brucepet police seized Rs. 9.95 lakh in cash from Rafique, who was carrying it without valid documents. In the second incident, officials at a check-post on Hospet Road seized Rs. 7 lakh from Uday Mukherjee, who was carrying it to Torangal in a vehicle. He was taken to custody as he failed to explain the source or purpose of the money being carried. In another incident, a sum of Rs. 2.15 lakh was seized from Rajanish and Ganesh, who were carrying it without documents by a motorcycle. Three separate cases have been booked.

– Staff Correspondent