ECI for case against erring MLAs of AAP in fake PAN card case
Lucknow: The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday directed Neil Terrance Haslam, an ex-member of the Aam Aadmi Party to file a case in court, if he desires so, against those MLAs who had submitted fake PAN cards.
Earlier, Haslam on March 25 complained about the fake PAN cards of AAP Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) including one of cabinet ministers.
The commission had directed to file a case under section 125 (A) of the Representative of the People (RP) act 1951.
The facts about the fake cards were submitted to the ECI:
- Copies were submitted to the Prime Minister office, Finance Minister’s office, Central Board of Direct Taxes, Delhi Police Commissioner and Local police.
- The furnishing of wrong information or concealing any information in an affidavit is a punishable offence under Section 125A of the Representation of the People’s Act.
- If found guilty, AAP leaders may be awarded with six months of imprisonment or fine or both.
- The names of the leaders are Mohammad Ishraque, Vijendar Garg Vijay, Kapil Mishra and Fateh Singh.
Section 125 A of the RP act deals with the qualifications and disqualifications for membership of House of the people.