Congress MP from Gujarat held, released

October 6th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS  

Narendra ModiAhmedabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Virji Thummar, the Congress MP from Amreli, was arrested from that town in Gujarat Monday following a complaint of violation of the election code of conduct. He was later released on bail.Thummar is alleged to have made personal attacks against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders during the campaign ahead of the assembly election of December 2007, police said, adding a case was filed against him by elections officials at that time.

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