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Fresh FIR ordered against Haryana's Youth and Sports Minister for bogus votes
In a fake votes case, fresh FIR has been ordered by the district court in Gurgaon against Haryana minister Sukhbir Kataria and South Delhi Mayor Sarita Chaudhary. There are already six FIRs lodged against Youth and Sports Minister Kataria.
Mahender Singh, Judicial Magistrate (first class), ordered the FIR against the minister and Gurgaon MLA Sukhbir Kataria and 55 others.

RTI activist and complainant Om Prakash Kataria told IANS, "South Delhi's BJP mayor Sarita Chaudhary has her name in the Gurgaon voter list claiming herself to be a resident of house number 1407, 8 Biswa in Gurgaon. A total of 81 votes were made on the said address ID but information collected through RTI revealed house number 1407 is a vacant plot and no one is living there.''

The city police station chief was ordered by the court to register the case under sections of cheating, preparing and using fake documents and criminal conspiracy (sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code).

Hearing a petition filed by RTI activists, the court passed the order under section 156 (3) of the Criminal Procedure Code.The court passed the order under section 156 (3) of the Crimnal Procedure Code after hearing a petition filed by RTI. The petitioner sought the registration of a criminal case against Sukhbir, alleging that forged documents were used to get voter cards made at the behest of the minister.“It was strange that the police remained inactive despite several FIRs lodged against the minister” said a complainant.

In total, a total of 12 cases of bogus votes are pending in various courts in which the minister is accused of being the mastermind.

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