Punjab CM Charanjit Channi, Sidhu Moosewala booked for violating poll code

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Punjab CM Charanjit Channi, Sidhu Moosewala booked for violating poll code

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses a press conference ahead of upcoming Punjab Assembly elections in Chandigarh on February 14, 2022. PTI photo

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Chandigarh, February 19

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Congress candidate Sidhu Moosewala from Mansa seat have been booked for violating the model code of conduct.

They were found campaigning in Mansa after the 6 pm electioneering deadline on Friday, the last day for campaigning, an FIR lodged against them said.

The case was lodged on a complaint by Aam Aadmi Party candidate Vijay Singla from Mansa.

Channi had gone to Mansa to campaign for Moosewala on Friday.

Channi and Moosewala have been booked under section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the IPC, the FIR revealed.

The case has been registered at Mansa police station City-1.

The Punjab Chief Election Officer also ordered an FIR against Sukhbir Badal for poll code violations.

Polling for 117 assembly seats is scheduled to be held on February 20 while counting of votes will take place on March 10.

 

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