167 FIRs Lodged for Poll Code Violation in Delhi

Published: 03rd February 2015 09:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd February 2015 09:11 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: 167 FIRs have been registered against different political parties so far for alleged violation of Model Mode of Conduct in the run up to the Delhi Assembly election.

According to the State Election Commission, 69 FIRs were lodged against Aam Aadmi Party while 37 FIRs were registered against BJP for alleged poll code violation.

"Apart from AAP and BJP, 33 and 12 FIRs have been registered against Congress and BSP respectively. Three cases were registered against INLD while two FIRs were lodged against Akali Dal," said a senior official.

A total of Rs 32.20 lakh has so far been seized from different parts of the national capital, he said.

1783 hoardings were removed from public properties, whereas 150 FIRs were lodged in this regard till yesterday.

"26,062 persons have been booked under various sections of CRPC/DP Act. 1153 licenced arms have been deposited and 32 unlicensed arms and 1113 cartridges have been seized so far," the official added.

3222 bottles, 5984 half and 46171 quarters of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and 1665 bottles, 172 half and 47917 quarters of country liquor were also seized as part of expenditure management measures.

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