BJP minister Anil Joshi in toruble, criminal complaint filed against him

February 26, 2014 12:24 AM

AMRITSAR: Industry minister Mr. Anil Joshi is in trouble over maintaning votes at two places. The District Administration has filed criminal complaint in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Mr. P.S. Rai here today against him.The complaint has been filed in the court of CJM by the Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Amritsar under section 31 of Provisions of the Representation of People Act of 1950.

Local advocate Sandip Gorsi and Vaneet Mahajan confirming the development said that complaint has been filed by the District Administration as it was compliance of orders issued by the Election Commission of India dated January 31st. The next date for hearing has been fixed for April 9th wherein Joshi and his eight family members were asked to appear in the court.

It may be mentioned here a local lawyer and Congress activist Sandip Gorsi has informed that Election Commission of India has directed the State Election Commission to initiate enquiry against the Punjab Cabinet Minister Anil Joshi under section 17,18 and 31 of the Provisions of the Representation of People Act.

Gorsi informed that ECI told State Election Commission to initiate enquiry against Joshi for allegedly violating several clauses of the RP Act (1950) and to submit Repot within a month period.

Gorsi in his complaint to ECI against Joshi and family members including wife and mother have allegedly having enrolled as voters at more than one place and also accountable false declaration during last assembly election in Punjab.

On being contacted Joshi said that enquiry in the similar case has already been conducted by the Punjab Election Commission earlier and issued clean chit to him and his family members. If any such enquiry has been marked by ECI, the same report to be submitted before ECI and in the court of CJM.

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