Movement of cash, arms to be checked by RPF election cell
| Friday | 15th March, 2019
One company consists of 90 personnel.Addressing reporters here, the director-general said that a special election cell headed by an RPF officer had been formed to monitor the movement of cash , transportation of arms and ammunition and illicit liquor.
All the divisions have been instructed to form an election cell and keep monitoring the movement of contraband, cash, arms and ammunition and illicit liquor and report everything to the headquarters in Delhi and chief election officer of that particular state”, he said.
They should check smuggling of illegal or illicit liquor or contraband which could be used to influence the voters, Arun Kumar said.“We have designated the nodal officers of RPF for this purpose.
RPF personnel had been given responsibility to keep a tab on any transportation of illegal cash which may be misused in the elections and transportation of arms and ammunition which may create law and order situation.
Trichy: The railways has kept 75 companies of railway protection force (RPF) ready for deployment in various parts of the country for the Lok Sabha elections.
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