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Significant Seizures of Liquor and Drugs in Mangaluru District

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Mangaluru: Since the enforcement of the model code of conduct for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, authorities in the district have confiscated a remarkable 90,443 litres of liquor valued at Rs 1,95,47,179, along with drugs worth Rs. 8,69,950 as of April 3.

A total of 278 FIR cases have been filed in connection with these seizures, encompassing violations of excise regulations and other offenses. Karnataka’s general elections are scheduled to be conducted in two phases on April 26 and May 7 across its 28 constituencies.

Authorities have been actively engaging with the public, handling and resolving 157 information requests received via telephone (1950). The C-Whistle App has played a crucial role in addressing public grievances, with 59 complaints received and promptly resolved so far.

In a statement, the Deputy Commissioner, also serving as the district election officer, disclosed that the district has received a total of 92 complaints through the National Grievance Redressal System (NGRS), out of which 90 have been effectively addressed.

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