Ahead of the Karnataka’s Hoskote by-polls, the Election Commission has seized 53 pressure cookers that were stocked up for distributing them to the voters. Upon receiving information from trusted sources, one of the flying squad groups of the Election Commission conducted raids in Bangalore rural districts which revealed the incident that would be in breach of the election code of conduct. According to sources, the house in Geddalahalli village of Nandagudi Hobli of Hoskote taluk which reportedly belongs to Alim Pasha was found with these pressure cookers. It was found that the pressure cookers were meant to be distributed to the voters to woo them ahead of the by-elections scheduled to take place in 15 Assembly constituencies of Karnataka on December 5. The case has been filed at Nandagudi police station and an investigation is in progress according to the police officials. Information regarding the political party involved in this is yet to be known.