While Rs 28.85 lakh accounted cash was seized from Gopalganj district, Rs 10 lakh from Athmalgola locality in the state capital, a release issued by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) said yesterday.

Rs 3.79 lakh unaccounted cash was seized in Begusarai district followed by Rs 3 lakh from Hathdah area in Patna district, Rs 2.40 lakh in Vaishali district, Rs 1.50 lakh in Gaya district and Rs 1.01 lakh in Arwal district, it added.

In addition, fake currency notes with face value of Rs 3,00,9,500 were seized from West Champaran and Madhepura districts respectively, the release said, adding that 11,344 litre illicit liquor and 35 kg ganja were also seized from different places and cases lodged in this connection.

In incidents of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violations, 12 cases have been lodged for defacement of public property and one case for defacement of private property. The cases related to misuse of vehicles and illegal meeting/speech stood at four and one respectively, besides four cases in others' category.

In matters related to law and order violation, nine arms/weapons and 73 ammunition were seized and 1890 licensed arms deposited with the authorities. As many as 880 licensed arms have been cancelled, while 733 non-bailable warrants executed. The police have collected about Rs 20 lakh as fine during checking of vehicles across the state.

In prohibition-related matters, 32 cases have been registered and 130 raids conducted in this regard. 57 people have been arrested in prohibition-related cases and Rs 1.75 lakh penalty imposed for possession of liquor.

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