Cops seize Rs 70 lakh during vehicle check in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Unaccounted cash of nearly Rs 70 lakh had been seized from two cars by police during checks carried out here in view of the coming Assembly elections.

The seizure was made when the police teams intercepted the cars and searched them Monday evening, police said.

Cash to the tune of Rs 60 lakh and Rs 9.97 lakh were recovered from the cars, respectively, they said Tuesday. The cash has been handed over to the Income Tax department for further inquiry.