Congress candidate booked for violating model code

A case has been registered against a Congress candidate in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls for alleged violation of model code of conduct in Shamli area in Prabudhnagar district, police said today.

Updated: Feb 21, 2012, 14:40 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A case has been registered
against a Congress candidate in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly
polls for alleged violation of model code of conduct in Shamli
area in Prabudhnagar district, police said today.

Pankaj Malik, who is contesting from Shamli constituency,
has been charged with alluring 40 rickshaw pullers by
providing them Rs 500 each for poll campaigning in the area
yesterday, they said.

PTI