A few hours after the Model Code of Conduct came into force in Telangana on Monday, Hyderabad police have seized seven kilograms of gold, three hundred kilograms of silver, and nearly Rs 70 lakh cash, in separate incidents, during vehicle checking in city.

In one incident, a team of police was carrying out vehicle search in front of Nizam College Gate No. 1 near Basheer Bagh when they intercepted a vehicle carrying gold and silver. Two persons travelling in the car were also detailed when they failed to give a satisfactory reply to the police officials.

Police immediately confiscated the gold and silver and took the accused to Abids police station.