Unaccounted cash of Rs 20L seized

Unaccounted cash of Rs 20L seized

The officials of the election squad o0n Tuesday seized unaccounted money of Rs 20 lakh which was being transported by a person in NEKRTC bus, at Devangaon checkpost in Sindhagi taluk of Vijayapura district.

The Almel police have registered a case in this regard.

Contractor’s money

The sources in the police said that the money belonged to one Manthappagouda Patil, a contractor and a resident of Duddani village in Afzalpur taluk. Patil was on his way to Afzalpur from Vijayapura.

Though he claimed that he had withdrawn the money from a bank for his sister’s marriage, scheduled for Wednesday, he didn’t produce any document in this regard, sources said.

Patil was taken into custody.