Election commission officials at Hosur caught hold of two innocent men and seized cash Rs 6.27 lacs from them.
Two innocent traders from Karnataka were here in Hosur yesterday on a business trip. They have carried cash along with them so as to settle accounts with farmers and to buy material.
Prasanth, who was from Anekal was found carrying cash of Rs 3.77 lacs in a car and was on his way to Denkanikottai to buy materials for his trade.
Officials took the cash from him.
In another incident, Babu of Anekal was on his to Hosur for doing business, who was stopped and cash Rs 2.5 lacs that he was carrying was taken away from him by officials. The worst to the worst is that, he was carrying a cheque for Rs 4 lacs which he was supposed to present in a bank was collection was also taken away by the officials.
Sub Collector now demands accounts!!! for the cash that was taken along with these two innocent men. And why our sub collector want the cheque too in his custody is a million Dollar question!!!