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Afternoon briefing: How Delhi Police plans to handle AAP march; 8,889 crore seized amid ongoing polls, and more news

May 19, 2024 01:00 PM IST

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The Delhi Police declared on Sunday that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not be allowed to carry out its proposed march to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters. The AAP has called for the demonstration outside the BJP office to protest the arrest of several AAP leaders by central agencies. Delhi chief minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal is himself out on bail till June 1 in the excise policy case, while his personal assistant Bibhav Kumar was arrested on Saturday for the alleged May 13 assault on Swati Maliwal, the party's Rajya Sabha member. Dig Deeper

The Delhi Police declared on Sunday that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not be allowed to carry out its proposed march to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters. (File photo)
The Delhi Police declared on Sunday that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will not be allowed to carry out its proposed march to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headquarters. (File photo)

Central agencies have so far seized Rs.8,889.74 crore during the ongoing Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission of India said in a statement on Saturday. According to the election commission, drugs worth Rs.3,958.85 crore, or 45%, accounted for the maximum seizures. Three seizures by Anti-Terrorism Squad Gujarat, the Narcotics Control Bureau and the Indian Coast Guard accounted for the seizure of drugs worth Rs.892 crore, the election commission said. In April Noida police seized drugs worth Rs.150 crore. Dig Deeper

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