Left Menu
Development News Edition

Poll code: 339 FIRs registered under Excise Act in Delhi

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 16-01-2020 15:58 IST | Created: 16-01-2020 15:58 IST
Poll code: 339 FIRs registered under Excise Act in Delhi

As many as 339 FIRs have been registered under the Excise Act since the enforcement of the model code of conduct in Delhi on January 6 in view of the upcoming Assembly election, officials said on Thursday. Also, 347 people have been arrested under the Excise Act in connection with violation of the poll code, they said.

Till January 15, as many as 47 bottles, 318 half-sized bottles and 25,681 quarter-sized bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and 502 bottles, 194 half-sized, 89,391 quarter-sized bottles of country-made liquor, and 107 bottles of beer were seized, a senior official of the Delhi CEO Office said. A total of 87 entries, including 82 FIRs and five daily diary, have been lodged, out of which 79 were under the category of others or non-political, officials said, adding that over 4.46 lakh posters, banners and hoardings have been removed by civic bodies in compliance with the poll code.

Polling for Delhi Assembly elections will be held on February 8 and counting of votes will take place on February 11. Over 3,000 licensed arms have been deposited, 1,640 people booked under various CrPC sections and 36,015 booked under the Delhi Police Act as preventive measure. Over Rs 78 lakh in cash has been seized by the police till January 15, officials said.

Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) Cell has received 33 applications, out of which 29 certificates have been issued, whereas one application is pending and three other were rejected for amendment or being beyond the mandate of the committee, they said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

China: A savior for emerging markets or a poison pill?

... ...

Future of Urban Planning: Artificial Intelligence guiding the way

Advances in emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning can help us understand our cities better and derive useful insights from real-time data collected through automated models....

Videos

Latest News

Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen into pandemic-struck state, vaccine drive lags

Brazils Air Force flew emergency oxygen supplies on Friday to the jungle state of Amazonas devastated by a resurgent pandemic and the government scrambled to organize nationwide vaccinations while President Jair Bolsonaro said he should be ...

Pelosi calls for prosecution of any Congress members who might have helped pro-Trump siege

Any members of the U.S. Congress who helped a crowd of President Donald Trumps supporters storm the Capitol should face criminal prosecution, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday. The unprecedented Jan. 6 attack on t...

India kicks off 'world's largest' vaccination campaign

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the worlds largest vaccination campaign on Saturday as the populous nation tries to bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control starting with two locally-manufactured shots. Modi will address he...

U.S. does not have reserve stockpile of COVID-19 vaccines -health chief Azar

The United States does not have a reserve stockpile of COVID-19 vaccines, but it is confident that there will enough produced to provide a second dose for people, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told NBC News on Friday.We...

Give Feedback