Udupi: Complaints were filed against two party members and petrol bunk owners for providing free petrol to two wheeler riders here on Thursday.
Town police station has received a complaint against BJP district president, Mattaru Ratnakar Hegde, and owner of Laksh Enterprises petrol bunk at Gundibail for violating model code of conduct for elections and wooing voters to vote for a particular party.
Local block Congress president, Satish Amin Padukere and Indira Petrol Bunk at Santhekatte here, Laksh Enterprises petrol bunk at Gundibail, Bhagirathi Enterprises at Gundibail and Rajarajeshwari Enterprises at Indrali here also face the case for providing petrol free of cost to vehicles of voters with the aim of influencing their voting.
The complaints are supported by video footages. The cases were filed against the above two leaders of national parties and owners of certain petrol bunks, after obtaining permission from the court.