12 January, Lucknow
FIR has been registered against Uttar Pradish transport minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati and two others for violation of model code of conduct in Fatehpur district yesterday.
According to police, a mini-truck carrying huge quantity of sarees, over 4000, was seized by police.
These Sarees were allegedly being taken to be distributed among the voters of Amethi assembly segment.
Police said, the arrested truck driver and cleaner disclosed that the sarees were purchased from a factory in Kanpur and were being taken to Amethi for distribution on behalf of Sri Prajapati. Election Commission has taken cognizance of the incident and were taking appropriate action against the minister.