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EC team conducts searches at Tuticorin hotel

Press Trust of India  |  Tuticorin(TN) 

Raids were carried out at a hotel, where M K is scheduled to stay near here Tuesday, following reports of alleged money distribution to voters in the assembly constituency, district officials said.

Election Commission's flying squad searched cars of DMK functionaries apart from hotel rooms during the raid, which continued for one hour, they said.

The consituency in-charge K N Nehru was also staying in the same hotel.

According to officials, is scheduled to campaign in support of party candidate Shanmugaiah, contesting in by-poll to assembly constituency.

The had announced bypolls to four assembly constituencies in on May 19, which is the last phase of polling in the Lok Sabha election.

The four vacant constituencies are -- Sulur, Aravakurichi, Thirupparankundram and Ottapidaram (SC).

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 15:56 IST