Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh): The FST and SST teams, led by SP Amit Tolani seized a bulk of valuables in the district during the ongoing campaign against illegal transportation of such materials as part of the implementation of model code of conduct (MCC).
Cash amounting to Rs 1.39 crore, silver valued at Rs 1.02 crore and 5.95 quintals of illegal poppy husk were seized during various operations. Additionally, illicit liquor worth Rs 29 lakh was confiscated during checks at inter-district checkpoints.
According to police, FST operations led to the seizure of 153 kg of silver worth Rs 1.02 crore at Nayagaon inter-state checkpost. Rs 1.39 crore in cash was seized at various checkpoints and further sums of money were seized and referred to the income tax department for advanced investigation when satisfactory answers and papers were not provided by the concerned persons.
During a check at Chaldu inter-district checkpost on October 26, illicit liquor worth Rs 29 lakh was seized, leading to the arrest of two persons.
FST also confiscated 5.95 quintals of illegal drug poppy husk worth Rs 11.90 lakh and arrested four persons in connection with it. These actions were taken under the guidance of CSP PS Parasten, Jawad SDOP Nileshwari Dabar, Manasa SDOP Vimlesh Uike and others.