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Psychotropic substances, cash worth Rs 23 cr seized in Punjab after MCC in place


Devdiscourse News Desk chandigarh India
Updated: 15-03-2019 22:27 IST
Psychotropic substances, cash worth Rs 23 cr seized in Punjab after MCC in place

Raju said till date, 1,91,510 licensed weapons have been surrendered in the state, whereas 29 weapons without licenses have been seized in Punjab. Image Credit: Reuters

Liquor and psychotropic substances worth Rs 23.50 crore have so far been seized by enforcement teams in Punjab after the model code of conduct came into force, officials said on Friday. Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer S Karuna Raju said surveillance teams had seized 14,726 litres of liquor worth

Rs 25 lakh in the state. Similarly, the enforcement wings seized 670 kg of psychotropic substances amounting to Rs 21.82 crore and unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.32 crore, he said. Raju said till date, 1,91,510 licensed weapons have been surrendered in the state, whereas 29 weapons without licenses have been seized in Punjab.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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