Candidate held for hurting religious sentiments

Subscribe to Oneindia News

Koppal, Karnataka, May 6 (UNI) A candidate of the Sarvodaya Party was arrested on charges of distributing pamphlets which hurt religious sentiments of a community.

Following a complaint, the town police arrested A M Veeerasangaiah, a farmer leader contesting from Koppal Assembly constituency, and seized the pamphlets which depicted a naked man being caught by a group of people for allegedly committing an offence, according to an official here.

The election officials acted immediately and directed the police to take action against the candidate, he added.

UNI DP RS DS GM AE RN2114

Please Wait while comments are loading...