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Police crackdown poll freebies: 500 pressure cookers seized in Bengaluru

The cookers were manufactured by Greenchef, and Dasarahalli JD(S) MLA R Manjunath's picture was pasted on each one
Last Updated : 31 March 2023, 02:41 IST
Last Updated : 31 March 2023, 02:41 IST

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Election officials have seized more than 500 pressure cookers and other home appliances meant for distribution as poll freebies.

Officials intercepted a lorry (KA 52/B 5569) belonging to private company Lokesh Cargo Movers near the Brindavan bus stop in Rajagopalanagar police station limits in northwestern Bengaluru recently. A check showed home appliances. Accordingly, the lorry and the goods were seized.

The cookers were manufactured by Greenchef, and Dasarahalli JD(S) MLA R Manjunath's picture was pasted on each one, officials said. They are worth Rs 8.5 lakh.

A case has been registered at the Rajagopalanagar police station.

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Published 30 March 2023, 21:47 IST

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