In a drive to ensure compliance of the model code of conduct, police have seized Rs 6.82 lakh cash in separate incidents during checking of vehicles in Muzaffarnagar district of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh.
According to circle officer Hariram Yadav, police intercepted a car near Bhagela check post on Delhi-Dehradun national highway in the district on Thursday. Rs 3.59 lakh cash was seized when two Ghaziabad-based occupants Daleep Panwar and Deepak failed to provide valid papers. They were on their way to Tehri from Ghaziabad.
In another incident, Shamli police intercepted a car and seized Rs 3.23 lakh cash at Jalalabad check post on Delhi Saharanpur highway. The occupant Manoj Kumar failed to provide valid documents to justify movement of cash.