UP panchayat elections: Poll candidate's supporter held for distributing liquor among voters, cop suspended for laxity

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Sambhal (UP), Apr 11 (PTI) A supporter of a panchayat election candidate was arrested for allegedly distributing liquor among voters, while a policeman was suspended for not taking action against the poll code violation, an official said on Sunday.

Sambhal Superintendent of Police Chakresh Mishra said in-charge of Madhan police outpost Narendra Kumar was suspended for not stopping supporters of a village pradhan aspirant from distributing liquor among voters.

The additional SP will investigate the matter further, he said.

Naresh, the supporter of the candidate, was arrested and a case was registered against him. PTI CORR NAV SNE