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Waheed Parra booked for MCC violation

01:09 AM May 17, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
waheed parra booked for mcc violation
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Srinagar, May 16: For conducting an unauthorised road show in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on April 27, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate for the Srinagar parliamentary constituency, Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra has been booked for violating the Model Code of Conduct (MCC), officials said Thursday.

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The complaint was lodged by the Nodal Officer for the MCC and the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Pulwama.

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The incident led to the filing of an FIR against Parra on May 8 under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for disobedience to an order promulgated by a public servant.

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Senior Superintendent of Police’s report highlighted that despite repeated requests from the Station House Officer (SHO) of Pulwama Police Station and a duty magistrate to adhere to the code, Parra proceeded with the rally, risking his and others’ security.

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The delay in response from Parra regarding the violation was deemed unsatisfactory by the authorities.

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