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Bollywood actors booked for violating model code of conduct

Bollywood actors Shakti Kapoor and Kiran Kumar, who are campaigning on behalf of Congress, have been booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by holding road shows without permission, police said on Tuesday.

india Updated: Mar 31, 2009 13:40 IST

Bollywood actors Shakti Kapoor and Kiran Kumar, who are campaigning on behalf of Congress, have been booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by holding road shows without permission, police said on Tuesday.

"Shakti and Kiran have been booked under sections 144 and 188 of the IPC for holding road shows in support of the Congress candidate from Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat, Rameshwar Neekhra without taking permission from the district returning officer's office on March 29, Gorakhpur Area City Superintendent of Police R Yadav told PTI.

Additional Collector O P Shrivastava said that they have lodged a complaint with the police on Monday stating that two actors have violated the model code of conduct.

"No permission was sought from the district returning officers for the road shows," he added.