Udupi, Apr 18: A case has been registered against the Udupi MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, K. Raghupati Bhat, for violation of the model code of conduct at the Malpe police station here.
According to the police, Mr. Bhat held a padayatra from Kodibengre to Gujjarbettu for campaigning without taking permission on April 16. Some minors too had taken part in the event.
Hence a case had been registered on a complaint filed by officer of Election Flying Squad, Mohanraj.
Case against Raghupati Bhat for violating poll code