Patna | Intensifying their drive to prevent use of black money in the third phase of the ongoing Bihar Assembly election, the Bihar police today seized more than Rs 16.50 lakh at two separate places.
Official sources said the police seized Rs 10.24 lakh from the dikkie of a motorcycle near Kargil Chowk under Gandhi Maidan police station area here during the frisking of vehicle. The biker, Amit Kumar has been detained for interrogation.
In another seizure, the police seized Rs 6.30 lakh from a car near JP Chowk under Gandhi Maidan police station area in the state capital.
The police had taken one Ramanand Singh into custody in this connection.Patna district is among six other districts going to the poll in the third phase slated for October 28.