BJP MP Jagdambika Pal gets 1-month jail for violating poll code

Updated On : 23 Dec , 2017 , 01:40 PM
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Siddharthnagar:

A court has awarded one-month jail term to BJP MP Jagdambika Pal for violating Model Code of Conduct during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The MP, however, was granted bail by the court soon after.

Pal had been charged for using vehicles more than the permissible limit during a rally in Bansi while campaigning for the 2014 polls.

The then SDM had lodged a case against Pal in Bansi Kotwali for violation of model code of conduct, additional prosecution officer Keshav Pandey said.

Chief Judicial Magistrate Sanjay Chaudhary pronounced the verdict on Friday, additional prosecution officer Keshav Pandey said.

The CJM also imposed a fine of Rs 100 on Pal, he said.

The MP was granted bail by the court soon after, Pandey added. 

First Published : Saturday, December 23, 2017 01:33 PM
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