Since the declaration of the election schedule, money and jewels worth Rs 52 crores have been confiscated in Coimbatore district, according to reports.
In all the 10 constituencies of Coimbatore district, the flying squad and other officials are involved in regular vehicle checks. Until Saturday, cash worth Rs 4 crores and six lakhs have been seized. Rs 61 lakhs worth of alcoholic beverages, Rs 47.90 crores worth gold and silver were also confiscated.
The total value of all these sums up to Rs 52.76 crores. On submitting appropriate documents, they can be collected back on the recommendation of the district supervising officials.