MP by-poll: FIR against BJP MLA for violating code of conduct

ANI | Updated: Feb 23, 2018 17:10 IST

Ashoknagar (Madhya Pradesh) [India] Feb 23 (ANI): A First Information Report (FIR) was registered against a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA on Friday for violating model code of conduct here.

Police served notice to BJP MLA Shailendra Jain for violating model code of conduct in Ashoknagar ahead of tomorrow's assembly by-poll in Mungaoli.

Talking to media, Tilak Singh, Superintendent of Police, Ashoknagar, said, "We received info that BJP MLA Shailendra Jain was seen near a temple in Mungaoli. Police reached the spot and seized his car."

The police official said FIR has been registered against the MLA for violating model code of conduct.

"Police served the MLA notice for violating model code of conduct and asked him to move out of Mungaoli limits. FIR has also been registered against Jain," the SP said.

BJP on Thursday accused the Mungaoli Congress candidate Brijendra Singh Yadav of distributing money to voters and Congress alleged that its Kolaras candidate Mahendra Yadav was beaten.

Voting for Mungaoli and Kolaras assembly by-poll will be conducted on Saturday. The counting of votes would take place on February 28. (ANI)