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BJP candidate's IPS husband misusing official position: Cong to EC

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Tuesday moved the EC accusing an IPS officer, the husband of BJP's seat candidate, of "misusing" his official position and at the alleged behest of minister Lal

A complaint against was handed over to the here by state leaders, a said.

is married to Sunita Duggal, the (BJP) candidate from (reserve) seat.

The demanded that be immediately transferred outside till the elections are over, state party said.

"Duggal is misusing his post and at the behest of minister Lal to benefit his wife in the polls," he said.

Just days before the announcement of polls, Rajesh Duggal was appointed as commandant third battalion of Armed Police at Hisar which shares its boundary with Sirsa, he added.

Sunita Duggal, a former IRS officer, is pitted against Congress from

Haryana will see polling in all the 10 polls on May 12.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:20 IST