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Over Rs 3.50 crore meant for voters seized in Telangana

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: Over Rs 3.50 crore in cash has been seized from a van in district on the eve of the assembly polls in Telangana, police said Thursday.

The cash was to be delivered allegedly to some political leaders for distribution to influence voters, the police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted the van moving suspiciously on Wednesday night and checked the vehicle.

The check yielded the amount and the person in the van, who was detained, was identified as F Reddy known to a contesting candidate of Wardhannapet assembly constituency, the police said.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 16:05 IST