The flying squad operating in Dalgaon Legislative Assembly Constituency (LAC) area in Darrang district seized Rs 2, 50,000 on Tuesday evening from a local trader Hamidur Rahman just ahead of the polls.
Yuvaraj Borthakur, circle officer, Dalgaon Revenue Circle, who was leading the squad, informed that the amount was seized from a Scorpio vehicle bearing the registration No – AS13G 9211.
The vehicle is owned by Hamidur Rahman, a resident of Baigormari area under Kharupetia Police Station.
The vehicle was intercepted near the Assam Oil depot in Kharupetia at around 7 pm. Borthakur informed that the seized amount was handed over to the state exchequer circle officer.