Bijepur bypoll: BJP seeks action against minister Susanta Singh over poll code violation

  • By TOI
  • | Wednesday | 14th February, 2018

Party spokesperson Sajjan Sharma urged the CEO to install CCTV at Tela Mahuli Chowk , the main entry into Bijepur and Gaisilet block from Padampur side in Bargarh district. If any evidence in this regard found, it may ask us to register a case,” said Bargarh SP Jai Narayan Pankaj. The source of the seized cash was not established yet.“According to Election Commission guidelines, we have referred the case to a three-member panel comprising districts level officers to examine whether the money was brought here for political purpose. The memorandum said the police works on the direction of Singh favouring the BJD which amounts to violation of model code of conduct.The party also accused police of intentionally detaining vehicles used by BJP leaders. He demanded round the clock police deployment of police at the Tela Mahuli Chowk.Meanwhile, the police on Wednesday seized cash worth Rs 3.2 lakh from two vehicles at Talpali square in Bargarh.

BHUBANESWAR: The BJP on Wednesday lodged a complaint with the chief electoral officer (CEO) accusing the police of working at the behest of state labour minister Susanta Singh ahead of Bijepur byelection.In a memorandum, the BJP also accused the ruling party of misutilizing government machinery.

The memorandum said the police works on the direction of Singh favouring the BJD which amounts to violation of model code of conduct.The party also accused police of intentionally detaining vehicles used by BJP leaders.

Party spokesperson Sajjan Sharma urged the CEO to install CCTV at Tela Mahuli Chowk , the main entry into Bijepur and Gaisilet block from Padampur side in Bargarh district.

He demanded round the clock police deployment of police at the Tela Mahuli Chowk.Meanwhile, the police on Wednesday seized cash worth Rs 3.2 lakh from two vehicles at Talpali square in Bargarh.

The cash was seized during a random vehicle check.


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