BELAGAVI: Election officials have seized Rs 1.5 crore which was being transported in a car in Ramdurg on Wednesday evening. It is said that the money belonged to supporters of BJP candidate Chikkarevanna and was meant for distribution among those who participated in a roadshow.
Chikkarevanna submitted his nomination papers on Wednesday, accompanied by hundreds of supporters. After the procession, money was allegedly distributed at Turanur in Ramdurg taluk. The incident was even captured on mobile phones.
The election officials seized Rs 1.5 crore on Wednesday evening, when it was being transported in a car in Ramdurg. The Income Tax Department was also notified about the seizure.