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Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC team conducts searches at Tuticorin Hotel

Following reports of alleged money distribution to voters in the Ottapidaram assembly constituency, raids were carried out at a hotel, where DMK chief MK Stalin is scheduled to stay.

lok-sabha-elections Updated: May 16, 2019 17:26 IST
HT Correspondent
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Stalin is scheduled to campaign in support of party candidate Shanmugaiah, contesting in  Ottapidaram assembly constituency.
Stalin is scheduled to campaign in support of party candidate Shanmugaiah, contesting in Ottapidaram assembly constituency.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
         

Raids were carried out at a hotel, where DMK chief MK Stalin is scheduled to stay near on Tuesday, following reports of alleged money distribution to voters in the Ottapidaram assembly constituency, district officials said. Election Commission’s flying squad searched cars of DMK functionaries apart from hotel rooms during the raid, which continued for one hour, they said. The Ottapidaram consituency in-charge K N Nehru was also staying in the same hotel. According to officials, Stalin is scheduled to campaign in support of party candidate Shanmugaiah, contesting in by-poll to Ottapidaram assembly constituency.

First Published: May 15, 2019 17:17 IST

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