Last week, on the instructions of the Chief Election Commissioner, officials of various departments are conducting a series of raids in many districts including Bangalore. During the joint operation of Revenue, Police, Commercial Tax, Excise and Transport Departments, crores of Rs. Valuables were seized.
Karnataka State Chief Electoral Officers who informed about this, said that since last Tuesday, a special operation is being conducted at the district level in all the districts of the state, based on the intelligence and intelligence information available to the officials, raids are being carried out and items that were collected in large quantities to be distributed to the voters are being seized.
He informed that many items including cookers, household items, cash with no record of origin, alcohol were seized.
Commercial Tax Department High Alert!
The practice of giving free gifts to voters before the announcement of elections is rampant across the state. In this background, the Commercial Tax Department is keeping an eagle eye. In particular, it has monitored the transportation of goods.
The Vigilance Squad and the Enforcement Squad of the Commercial Tax Department are conducting inspections across the state and are inspecting vehicles transporting goods without proper receipts. Soon the code of conduct will be implemented soon after the announcement of elections, in which case the inspection will increase even more.
Proper verification of documents is being done during transportation of household appliances like cooker, mixer, gas stove. Recently, in Kunigal taluk of Tumkur district, the police seized cooks who were trading without proper documents. During the joint operation of various departments including Commercial Tax Department and Police Department, many election irregularities were exposed. After the implementation of the Code of Conduct, these operations will be accelerated.
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