Ahead of the 2nd phase of Lok Sabha elections, the Uttar Pradesh Police have seized a huge cache of weapons, live cartridges and liquor during regular checking in the Bulandshahr district.
Bulandshahr: Police seized huge quantity of weapons and liquor during regular checking in the district yesterday. SSP N Kolanchi says, “405 illegal weapons, 739 cartridges, liquor worth Rs 2 Crore, Rs 1.5 Crore cash have been seized. We will continue checking like this.” pic.twitter.com/kknhKXW2YG
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SSP N Kolanchi said, “405 illegal weapons, 739 cartridges, liquor worth Rs 2 crore, Rs 1.5 crore cash have been seized. We will continue checking like this.”
In the wake of ongoing Lok Sabha Election, the Uttar Pradesh police have issued a notice saying, whoever found with illegal weapons with them would go behind the bars.
Bulandshahr will go to polls on April 18 and counting of votes will take place on May 23.
In the wake of the Lok Sabha election, strict actions have been taken to curb illegal weapons, illegal liquor and drug trafficking and criminal elements.
Under the Special Campaign across the State to conduct fear-free and fair Lok Sabha elections after the imposition of the Model Code of Conduct in the past one and a half months, Madhya Pradesh Police also seized 3,483 illegally possessed weapons and 1,300 cartridges including 722 firearms.
Apart from this, in the same period, the police seized 2.14 lakh litres of illegally transported liquor worth Rs 4.91 lakh and drugs worth Rs 6.78. Across the State, police action has been taken against 25,844 persons involved in criminal and anti-social activities and in addition to this, preventive action has also been taken against 32,919 people.
Under the special drive by the police, during the period February 15 to March 31, 2019, under Gwalior, Chambal, Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Balaghat, Sagar, Rewa, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Shahdol, STF and Rail Zone in the police action 32,919 persons have been booked under preventive action.