Ara (Bihar): JD(U) MLA Sunil Pandey was on Wednesday arrested for model code violation from Nargada panchayat
under Krishnanagar police station area in Bihar`s Bhojpur
district and later released on bail, police said.
Pandey was found moving in a vehicle with Nagarda
panchayat mukhiya candidate Brijesh Bahadur apparently to
canvass support for the latter ahead of tomorrow`s panchayat
polls and was arrested on charges of model code violation,
Superintendent of Police M R Nayak said.
The JD(U) MLA was later bailed out after furnishing a
personal bond, he said.
Besides Pandey, 20 other people were arrested for
model code violation and bailed out later, Nayak said.