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T.N. Assembly polls | BJP candidate Khushbu booked for campaigning in front of mosque in Chennai

Khushbu Sundar   | Photo Credit: SHIVKUMAR PUSHPAKAR

Kodambakkam police have booked a case against actor and BJP candidate (Thousand Lights constituency) Khushbu Sundar for allegedly campaigning in front of a mosque on Friday, in violation of the poll code.

The case was booked based on a complaint by an officer of an additional flying squad. The complainant said that while he was on duty, the actor and her supporters were seen standing before a mosque and distributing pamphlets without obtaining the necessary permission from authorities. The complainant alleged that their act violates the model code of conduct.

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On receiving the complaint, Kodambakkam police registered a first information report against her and her supporters under sections 143 (Punishment for unlawful assembly) and 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the IPC.

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