Bihar: Monica Bedi arrested for violating code

Last Updated: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 21:22

Banka: Film actress Monica Bedi
and Independent candidate Pappu Yadav were today arrested for
violation of model code of conduct and later released on bail
here.

Authorities had permitted the two to land in their
helicopter for an election meeting only between 12:30 PM and
1:00 PM , but they arrived at 1:20 PM, officials said.

Later, they went on addressing the meeting till 1:50
PM, which was beyond the allotted time by the authorities,
they said.

Their helicopter hired from the Deccan Aviation was
confiscated by the authorities at Jhawa ground and they were
arrested and taken to the Belhar police station, where they
were charged with violating the model code, they said.

"Since they were detained under bailable sections,
the police granted them bail on PR bonds," they added.

-PTI



First Published: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 21:22

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