Rs 15,60,000 in cash seized in capital complex
NAHARLAGUN, March 13: With the announcement dates for Lok Sabha and assembly polls in the state, officers of the Capital administration began clearing up the streets of posters, banners and hoardings put up by the government and political parties in capital complex and other parts of Arunachal Pradesh.
At Naharlagun and Nirjuli, the executive magistrate Neelam Teji with the help of security forces and public premise protection force (PPPF) on Wednesday removed dozens of such hoardings, cutouts and banners from several location including high rise building. With model code of conduct becoming effective, the hoardings carrying images of political leaders, government schemes were removed.
Meanwhile, the security checking and nakas have been installed at several locations including all entry and exit point of the state capital to check violation of model code of conduct.
On the first day of checking the capital police seized cash Rs. 15,60,000 and other items like gun, live ammunition, daos etc, informed Capital police chief Tumme Amo. Amo in an appeal to general public said that no person should carry such huge cash which would invite trouble for them.
The Election Commission had announced the schedule of the general and assembly elections on Sunday, following which the model code of conduct was enforced. Arunachal will go to polls in the first phase on April 11 and the results will be declared on May 23.