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4,164 weapons, 92 bombs recovered by police in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer Ajay Kumar Shukla said that 44,80,204 publicity materials have been removed from public and private places, liquor worth Rs 9.19 crore and ‘ganja’ worth Rs 14.31 crore has been seized in the state as part of measures to ensure compliance with the model code of conduct (MCC) for the upcoming assembly elections.

He said cash of over Rs 7.20 crore has been seized and 167 persons have been booked for violating MCC. Action is being taken by the police, income tax, excise, narcotics and other departments.

Ajay Kumar Shukla said that so far 6,16,330 licensed weapons have been deposited with the police department and 250 licenses have been confiscated and 690 licenses have been cancelled.

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