Salman Khurshid booked for violation of poll code

March 24, 2014 05:15 pm | Updated November 16, 2021 06:26 pm IST - Farrukhabad

Union minister Salman Khurshid has been booked for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct in his parliamentary constituency here, police said.

The FIR was registered on Sunday night against Khurshid and his two supporters after a vehicle, loaded with solar lights and some other equipment purportedly meant for distribution among villagers, was caught.

According to Kumpal Police Station in—charge K V Singh, a tractor laden with solar lights, poles and other materials meant for distribution among villagers was seized last night by the police near Baura village.

During questioning, the driver of the vehicle told the police that he had brought the equipment from the cold storage of Khurshid, who is also the Congress candidate for the seat, police said.

On suspicion that the equipment were being brought here for distribution among the villagers, a case was lodged against Khurshid and his two supporters Jaan Mohammad and Bablu.

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