Velumani booked for code violation
Police hooked up to the Kuniamuthur station in Coimbatore have booked Minister for Municipal Administration and Rural Development S.P. Velumani for violating the mannequin code of conduct.
A case was registered in opposition to Mr. Velumani, who’s contesting from the Thondamuthur Assembly constituency, primarily based on a grievance lodged by Raja Mohammed, zonal officer for the constituency.
As per the grievance, the Minister arrived in a automobile bearing the AIADMK get together flag inside a 100 m radius of the polling station on the Government Higher Secondary School, Kuniamuthur, round 10.15 a.m. on Tuesday. He additionally wore a scarf, matching the colors of the get together’s flag round his neck, violating the code, the grievance stated. Mr. Velumani was booked below Section 130 (2) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, which pertains to prohibition of canvassing in or close to the polling station.
This is the second case in opposition to the Minister for violating the mannequin code this election.
On Monday, the police registered a case in opposition to Mr. Velumani and three AIADMK functionaries for offences below Sections 143 (punishment for illegal meeting) and 269 (negligent act prone to unfold an infection of illness harmful to life) of the IPC and Section 126 (2) (prohibition of public conferences throughout a interval of 48 hours ending with the hour mounted for the conclusion of ballot) of the Representation of the People Act, in reference to a gathering of get together staff on the Selvapuram get together workplace.