Hyderabad: On the last day of Dubbak assembly bypoll campaigning, Hyderabad police on Sunday, said that they had seized Rs 1 crore ‘unaccounted’ cash from the brother-in-law of BJP contesting candidate M Raghunandan Rao in Begumpet.
Task Force officials, at a media conference, informed that two persons, S Srinivas Rao and his driver T Ravi Kumar, were in their custody.
Srinivas is the brother-in-law of Raghunandan Rao, according to them.
Police have seized Rs 1 crore, an Innova and two mobiles from the arrested duo.
While police alleged that the cash was meant to be distributed among voters ahead of the November 3 bypoll, the BJP denied it completely, saying it was the TRS gameplan to defame the party.
Sunday’s seizure comes six days after cops said they seized Rs 18.67 lakh from another relative of Rao in Siddipet, leading to a bitter war of words between the ruling TRS party and the BJP.