Unaccounted cash of Rs 9.24 lakh was seized on Friday by Election Commission enforcement squad from Pattamundai town in Odisha’s Kendrapara district.Also Read - Raimohan Parida, Veteran Odia Actor, Found 'Hanging' in Bhubaneswar House; Suicide Suspected

Police said the cash was found kept in a bag inside a car which was intercepted. One person was detained in this connection, police said. Also Read - Three CRPF Officers Killed in Maoist Attack in Odisha

The cash was seized as its carrier did not carry authorisation letter to carry cash over Rs 50,000 during and before the polls. The source of the seized cash is being verified, said sub-divisional police officer Ranjan Kumar Dey. Also Read - Odisha: 10-Year-Old Boy Kills Mother For Not Giving Money To Buy Clothes

The EC has so far seized over Rs 2.05 crore cash during searches across the state, an EC official said.