Flying squad, status and monitoring teams have been set up in Erode district to monitor and check the movement of cash, gift items and liquor to voters, as per the code of conduct for elections.
The team includes not only police but also revenue officials.
The teams have been working in all segments since yesterday.
Election DSP Shanmugam said:The flying squad will have 24 policemen in a shift in 8 segments.
By this way, the cops will work in 3 shifts. In the first phase, 144 policemen have been on duty since yesterday. As the election date approaches, the number of flying squad, static and monitoring teams will increase.
Then another 144 policemen will be called.