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Actor booked for violating Code of Conduct

Press Trust Of India
Oct 13, 2009 at 02:15am IST

Mumbai: A non-cognizable offence has been registered against actor Shakti Kapoor for allegedly violating model code of conduct by making a provocative speech during an election meeting in suburban Malad, police said on Monday.

"The actor while seeking votes for Congress candidate Aslam Shaikh on October 6 had made some provocative and objectionable remarks," alleged senior inspector of Malvani police station JK Hargude.

The actor had reportedly asked the audience to "throw the rivals out and break their back."

IN TROUBLE: A non-cognizable offence has been registered against actor.

The matter was brought to the notice of the Election Commission (EC), he said, adding that a non-cognizable offence (NC) was registered against the actor on the instruction of the poll panel which examined the speech.

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