Officials seize thousands of sarees being transported under BJP candidate's name

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Officials seize thousands of sarees being transported under BJP candidate's name

Officials seize thousands of sarees being transported under BJP candidate's name

CI   ¦    Nov 20, 2019 10:32:59 PM (IST)

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Madikeri: Polling officials on Wednesday, November 20, reportedly seized thousands of sarees that were being moved to the K R Pete Assembly constituency.

The sarees, which were being transported in a car, are said to be under the name of BJP candidate from the K R Pete Assembly segment, Narayan Gowda.

A team of polling officers led by polling inspector Ashok, seized these sarees.

The bundle of sarees, along with a photo of BJP candidate Narayan Gowda and Diwali wishes, were seized at the Sakshi Beedu village of the Mandya taluk. They were being transported in a Maruti Omni car bearing the registration number KA – 05 – M E – 0599. The car driver is identified as Venkat Reddy.

The polling officials have handed over the driver and his assistant, Kumar to the rural police station.

ASI Shivakumar has filed a case and has begun an investigation.