The Rs 7 crore haul was made from a vehicle in Chapra, while Rs 12 lakh was found in a vehicle in the neighbouring Siwan district, a police officer added.

The Income Tax Department and Bihar Police have intensified crack down on the use of unaccounted cash as the model code of conduct is in force for the upcoming assembly polls.

Bihar will witness five-phased elections between October 12 and November 5. Counting of votes will take place on November 8.

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