Five persons, including a 3 AIADMK members, have been arrested for giving cash to voters and Rs 1.50 lakh was confiscated from them.
Election flying squads, surveillance teams and video crews were engaged 24 hours a day in all 8 assembly constituencies to check distribution of cash or kind to voters.
Following information, the flying squad went to the Erode ring road and found that 5 were giving cash to voters.
Then, the town police rushed to the spot and took the five to the police station for questioning.
The investigation has revealed that three out of five of them are AIADMK executives and the other two are from the coalition party