Pipili, April 5: Police today seized Rs 50 lakh from a bike in the poll-bound Pipili area of Puri district. Two persons have been detained in this connection with seizure of the bike.
We are questioning the two youths for details regarding the seized money, said police.
The detained youths have been identified as residents of Balanga area.
They were intercepted at Pipili tollgate during routine checking. But they didn’t stop following which police chased them and overpowered near Tarakaja Square.
Bypoll to Pipili Assembly constituency is scheduled for April 17.