High Court issues notices to Kshetrigao MLA, 3 others

Imphal, April 28 2022: Apart from conducting motion hearing of the election petition filed by former MLA of Kshetrigao AC Nahakpam Indrajit against incumbent Kshetrigao MLA Sheikh Noorul Hassan, the court of justice MV Muralidharan of Manipur high court has sent notices to (respondent No 1) Noorul Hassan and three other candidates who contested from the AC in the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly election.

Notices were sent after the court issued an order regarding motion hearing of election petition No.6 of 2022 and directed all the respondents of the case to furnish replies within May 23 .

In his prayer in the election petition, Nahakpam Indrajit said that there were numerous errors when Noorul Hassan filed his nomination paper for the Assembly election and urged the court to term as null and void the election result declaring Noorul Hassan as MLA of Kshetrigao AC.

He also charged that Noorul Hassan concealed details of at least five bank accounts including two joint accounts, two savings and one current account at the time of submission of election affidavit.

Apart from this, Sheikh Noorul Hassan also did not submit document for one four wheeler vehicle registered in his name, Indrajit said in the election petition.

Indrajit further alleged that Sheikh Noorul Hassan’s nomination paper did not mention anything about bank liability worth Rs 32.38 lakh.

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