Purulia: A CPI(M) activist in Purulia district was detained by the police for allegedly distributing
money among the voters at Jagdishpur, officials said Friday.
The people of Jagdishpur village under Kashipur Assembly
seat which will go to the polls tomorrow informed the police that Jagdish Mondal, a CPI(M) local committee member was distributing money last evening, District Magistrate and District Election Officer A Singh said.
Mondal was detained by police for questioning after the
villagers alleged that he was distributing money, Singh said.
A sum of Rs 48,000 was seized from Mondal`s possession
when he was detained for questioning, police said.
Both police and the district administration is
investigating the matter.
CPI(M) leader Subhas Mahato is seeking re-election from
the Kashipur Assembly seat.