Minister faces case for violating model code of conduct

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Coimbatore, Apr 7 (PTI): A case of violation of model code of conduct has been registered against Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani, police said on Wednesday.

The Minister allegedly took his car with an AIADMK party flag near a polling booth on Tuesday, the polling day in the state, which was the violation, the police said.

A complaint was lodged by Raja Mohammed, the zonal officer of Thondamuthur Assembly constituency from where Velumani has contested.

The Minister was spotted wearing a shawl bearing the party flag within 100 metres of the polling booth, which was also a violation of the model code of conduct, they said.

Based on the complaint, police registered a case against Velumani. PTI NVM NVG NVG