Jharkhand High Court quashes criminal proceedings against CM Hemant Soren in Model Code of Conduct case

The allegation against Soren was that when he had gone to a polling booth to cast his vote in May 2019, he had allegedly exhibited his party sign by wearing a 'patta' (scarf).
Jharkhand High Court, Hemant Soren
Jharkhand High Court, Hemant Soren

The Jharkhand High Court last week quashed criminal proceedings against Chief Minister Hemant Soren accused of violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections [Hemant Soren v State].

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