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Cash, liquor, drugs seized in Punjab

Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) Enforcement teams in Punjab have seized cash, liquor and psychotropic substances valued at Rs 283 crore after the model code of conduct came into force, Chief Electoral Officer S. Karuna Raju said on Thursday.

He said the surveillance teams had seized liquor valued at Rs 10 crore, 8,102 kg of psychotropic substances (Rs 218 crore) and valuable items worth Rs 22.56 crore besides confiscating unaccounted Rs 32.07 crore cash till Thursday.

The officer said 3,743 people have been identified who can create disturbance on the day of polling on May 19.

He said 97 per cent of the licensed weapons have been surrendered and 142 illegal arms and 873 illegal ammunitions were also confiscated.

–IANS

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