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Over Rs 3.50 crore meant for voters seized in Telangana

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Over Rs 3.50 crore meant for voters seized in Telangana

Hyderabad, Dec 6 : Over Rs 3.50 crore in cash has been seized from a van in Warangal district on the eve of the assembly polls in Telangana, police said Thursday.

The cash was to be delivered allegedly to some political leaders for distribution to influence voters, the police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted the van moving suspiciously on Wednesday night and checked the vehicle.

The check yielded the amount and the person in the van, who was detained, was identified as F Reddy known to a contesting candidate of Wardhannapet assembly constituency, the police said.