A city justice here on Wednesday released summons to Chief Electoral Officers of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi on a censure alleging that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s wife, Sunita Kejriwal, is carrying dual voter temperament cards.
The complainant, Delhi BJP orator Harish Khurana, purported that Ms. Kejriwal had disregarded Sections 17 and 31 of a Representation of a People (RP) Act, as good as committed intrigue underneath a Indian Penal Code (IPC) by induction herself in a voters’ list during dual places — in Shahibabad Assembly subdivision in Uttar Pradesh and in Chandni Chowk Assembly chair in Delhi.
Metropolitan Magistrate Shaifali Barnala Tondon took cognizance of a censure and released summons to a dual choosing authorities to seem before a justice with all a applicable annals by Jun 3.
“In finish negligence to a electoral processes and norms and in sequence to wrongfully give advantage to a Aam Aadmi Party [AAP], in that her father is a inhabitant convener, a indicted is deliberately and intentionally progressing her name in a electoral rolls during dual opposite places,” a censure said.
“From a contribution and circumstances, it is transparent that indicted Ms. Sunita Kejriwal has committed offences punishable underneath Section 17 and Section 31 of a RP Act and Section 417 of a Indian Penal Code,” a censure stated.
Section 17 of a Representation of a People Act says that no chairman is entitled to be enrolled as a voter in some-more than one subdivision and a defilement is a rapist corruption punishable with a limit seizure of one year.
Section 31 of a Act creates fake stipulation in a matter of inclusion or ostracism in voters’ list punishable with adult to one year in prison. Mr. Khurana urged a justice to serve a indicted and try her for a elect of offences punishable underneath a applicable laws.
Article source: https://www.thehindu.com/elections/lok-sabha-2019/court-summons-delhi-up-ceos-on-complaint-against-cms-wife/article27006317.ece