For maybe the primary time, a sitting Member of Parliament has been convicted for bribing voters throughout the 2019 basic elections.
TRS Lok Sabha MP Kavitha Maloth and her affiliate have been satisfied by a particular classes court docket for MP and MLA circumstances in Hyderabad on Saturday.
The Lok Sabha MP from Mahbubabad and her aide, Shaukat Ali – who’s by the way the primary accused, have been sentenced to 6 months in jail and imposed a high quality of Rs 10,000. The court docket has granted them bail to file an enchantment earlier than a better court docket.
Ms Kavitha will enchantment within the excessive court docket, information company PTI reported.
Ali had been caught by a flying group squad distributing money to individuals within the parliamentary seat. A case was filed beneath the Burgampahad police station limits.
The particular classes court docket meant to expedite prison circumstances in opposition to elected representatives was arrange in March 2018 and has thus far convicted BJP MLA from Hyderabad, Raja Singh, for assaulting a police officer, and TRS MLA Danam Nagender for inciting an aide to assault a authorities official.
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