The police took two persons into custody on charges of distributing money to voters at Yemmikeri polling booth.

The police did not reveal the names of the accused nor the party they belonged to.

The police also seized a van from an Independent candidate at Nehru Nagar in Dharwad following complaints that money was being distributed to voters.

At booth nos. 1 and 2 of ward no. 11, Janata Dal (S) and Congress workers were found campaigning while sitting inside the booth. BJP candidate Sheela Savanur objected to this and informed the police. The police ejected them from the booth.