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Complaint against SAD candidate Sarabjit Makkar for distributing cash

assembly elections Updated: Feb 06, 2017 11:12 IST
HT Correspondent
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Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Sarabjit Singh Makkar (HT File Photo)

A complaint against Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Sarabjit Singh Makkar from Jalandhar Cantonment was lodged with the returning officer of Jalandhar Cantonment. The accused allegedly was distributing cash among the voters.

The complaint was lodged by Jaspal Singh, in which he alleged that the Akali candidate Makkar’s family members were distributing cash in Sabowal Area in a black Scorpio.The complaint also mentioned that when police arrived after getting the complaint, the driver and others ran away.

The vehicle has been impounded by police.

When asked, returning officer (RO), Jalandhar Cantonment RP Singh,said, “The complaint was lodged by the Aam Aadmi Party and we have checked everything.”

From the Jalandhar Cantonment constituency, HS Walia from AAP, Pargat Singh from Congress and Sarabjit Singh Makkar are in fray.

Another complaint was also filed from Jalandhar Cantonment that a person working under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan on contract basis, is helping the ruling party by providing information as he is on election duty.