Election code of conduct violation complaint lodged against RPP leader Bohara

BUTWAL: A complaint has been filed to the Rupandehi District Election Office against Minister for Health and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) leader Dipak Bohara accusing him of violating the election code of conduct.

The complaint states that RPP leader Bohara distributed money and electricity poles in the area of Rupandehi constituency 3 where he is a candidate for House of Representatives elections  in the December 7 elections, an violation of the election code of conduct.

The charge-sheet signed by more than 100 locals including ward chairpersons of Suddhodhan Rural Municipalities also demanded the EC to scrape his election candidacy.

RPP leader Bohara, however, denied the accusation.

Meanwhile, a team including a member of the election code of conduct monitoring committee, Rupandehi Khim Prasad Aryal reached the incident site and inquired about the accusation.

District Election Office Chief Ayodhaya Prasad Bhandari said the electric poles in question have been kept under the care of the Suddhodhan Rural Municipality pending the inquiry.