Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival
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Police Case Against Kerala BJP Chief For Allegedly Bribing Election Rival

Newsdesk |
June 8, 2021

An FIR (first information report) has been filed against the BJP's Kerala chief for allegedly bribing a rival candidate into withdrawing his nomination ahead of the April 6 Assembly election.


New Delhi, 8 June 2021

As per news report of NDTV, K Sundara - who filed papers as a BSP candidate - has alleged he was given 2.5 lakh by the BJP to withdraw from the race for the Manjeswaram constituency. A local court responded to a plea by CPM leader VV Ramesan, and directed the police to file a case pertaining to 'bribery with intent to sabotage elections'. A police official investigating the case said K Sundara's statement had been recorded and further investigations are underway to see how the money exchanged hands and who gave it. Both Mr Sundara and Mr Surendran were among the candidates vying for the seat in the northern part of the state that was eventually won by the Indian Union Muslim League's AKM Ashraf.

Source -NDTV

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