West Bengal: Arrest Warrant Against Union Minister Of State John Barla For Violation Of Election Code Of Conduct
The Tufanganj court issued the arrest warrant against Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, John Barla for his non-appearance in court on 15 November of a violation election code of conduct case in 2019 Parliamentary poll. Read on for details:
Cooch Behar: The judicial magistate court of Tufanganj, Cooch Behar has issued the arrest warrant against Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, John Barla for his alleged non-appearance during a hearing on 15 November of a violation election code of conduct case in 2019 (Parliamentary poll), a court source said on Friday.
It has been alleged that John Barla, the then BJP candidate from the Lok Sabha constituency, and his party's activist supporters had held a road meeting in the BDO office premises violating the election's code of conduct. Election Commission officials then lodged a written complaint against him and three others on charges of the same. The remaining three were granted bail.
A case was registered in the Bakshirhat police station for violation of model code of conduct as the then BJP's Alipurduar's Lok Sabha candidate took out a motorcycle rally without police permission.
The Bakshirhat police started the case against Barla after a court order, sources said. (Agencies)