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Over 5L ltr liquor, Rs 50L cash seized in poll-bound Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

About 5.23 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 50 lakh in and gold and jewellery worth over Rs seven crore have been seized by the EC-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in poll-bound

As per official data, the Commission (EC) teams have so far seized suspected illicit amounting to Rs 50 lakh, 5.23 lakh litres of and 24.38 kg of gold and other precious metals valued at Rs 7.33 crore.

is a dry state.

Separately, 3,650 pounds (about Rs 3.11 lakh) have also been seized by the EC teams, as per the data.

The EC has appointed about 100 expenditure observers in Gujarat, apart from other central observers, to keep a check on and illegal inducements used to bribe voters.

The 182-member Assembly will go to the polls in two phases -- on December 9 and 14. The counting of votes will be taken up on December 18.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 19:42 IST