Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh: The Election Commission (EC) issued a notice to BJP candidate Pragya Singh Thakur for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct by her comments on former Mumbai ATS chief late Hemant Karkare.
The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to BJP candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency Pragya Singh Thakur for alleged violation of Model Code of Conduct by her comments on former Mumbai ATS chief late Hemant Karkare.
The notice was issued by Bhopal District Election Officer and Collector Sudam Khade seeking an explanation from her within a day on her remarks.
Thakur, who is contesting against Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, said on April 18 that Karkare lost his life because she had cursed him., reported ANI.
“I called Hemant Karkare and asked him to let me go if there is no evidence (against me). He (Karkare) said that he will bring evidence but will not leave me. I told him ‘You will be ruined’,” Thakur had said. Thakur is an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case.
Later on Friday, the Indian Police Service (IPS) Association condemned her “insulting” statement.
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