Bargarh: A father and his son were arrested by police on Sunday in connection with seizure of cash to the tune of Rs 40.50 lakh at Mahulipali Chhack in Bargarh district.
The accused have been identified as Om Prakash Agarwal and his son Akash Agarwal.
According to police sources, Om Prakash is a member of Viswa Hindu Parishad, while his son works for the Bajrang Dal. Investigations revealed that Akash might have brought the money from Raipur in Chhattisgarh as he had visited the place just a day before the seizure. It is suspected that the huge amount of cash was meant for distribution among voters in poll-bound Bijepur in the district.
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