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Sibu Soren in court for violating model code of conduct

india Updated: Jan 10, 2012 11:03 IST

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JMM president Sibu Soren appeared at a local court on Tuesday in connection with a case of violation of the model code of conduct in the 1999 general election.

Soren, chairman of NDA steering committee in Jharkhand, appeared at the court of first class judicial magistrate S P Thakur along with co-accused state Tribal Welfare and Transport Minister Champai Soren and former minister Dulal Bhuiyan.

He was among 400 accused and the next date of hearing was fixed on January 25.

According to an FIR lodged with the police here, Soren and the two others along with their supporters had taken out a procession and fired several rounds in the air while paying homage to slained JMM president Nirmal Mahto ahead of the polls.