Hyderabad: Telangana police have bound over 83,071 persons with criminal cases/record in view of the ensuing Lok Sabha elections.
The police are binding over persons who were involved in election related offences and criminal cases under all the police stations in the State. The persons are produced before the magistrate and asked to give an undertaking for not indulging in any criminal activity during the elections.
So far, 8,267 weapons were deposited in the current phase of the elections in the State. Two unlicensed weapon were seized in the State and 32 arms licenses were cancelled.
A total of 2,540 Non Bailable Warrants were executed by the police. The police have seized 7.20 crore cash in the State including hawala money during vehicle checking operations. The cash seized was handed over to Income Tax Department.
Liquor worth Rs. 44.20 lakh was also seized in the State.