Accepting cash for voting is a punishable offence – DC Sasikanth Senthill.

Accepting cash for voting is a punishable offence – DC Sasikanth Senthill.

Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Sasikanth Senthill has appealed to the citizens not to receive any cash from any political party members.

He mentioned that if anyone as any knowledge about people offering bribe or threatening with regards to voting, then he should inform the toll free number 1950 of complaint monitoring cell which functions all day & night.

DC Sasikanth said that as per section 171B of IPC any person who gives or accepts cash during the election proccess with an intention to induce his electoral right is a punishable offence. As per section 171c of IPC  any person who threatens the candidate or any other person with any kind of injury is also a punishable offence.

Any person if found dong any of the above will be punished under IPC Section 171B & IPC section 171C with imprisonment upto 1 year or fine or both.

 

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