Kendrapara: The cash seizure appears to be rampant ahead of the general elections in Odisha with another case reported from Kendrapara district where the poll flying squad seized Rs 9 lakh cash from a car.
According to reports, a petrol pump owner identified as Basant Das was carrying the cash on the vehicle moving towards Cuttack.
The officials on election duty stopped the car (number OD-02Z-7966) on Pattamundai bypass road during inspection and seized Rs 9 lakh from the businessman.
Till the last report came in, the interrogation of the accused was underway.
Earlier, huge cash was seized in several districts of poll bound Odisha including Rayagada.