Kannauj bypoll candidate missing,says party chief

Dashrath Shankhwar,who has filed nomination papers for the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election against SP nominee Dimple Yadav

Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: June 8, 2012 12:42 am

Dashrath Shankhwar,who has filed nomination papers for the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election against SP nominee Dimple Yadav,has been reported missing since Wednesday,according to a complaint sent to the Election Commission and the local administration by his party Sanyukta Samajwadi Party.

In a fax to Kannauj police and the EC,party chief Om Prakash Singh Kohri alleged that Shankhwar had been abducted by SP men. However,Shankhwar’s family has not lodged any complaint.

The police said Shankhwar had met two locals on Wednesday afternoon and told them that he was going to Lucknow. The police said his cellphone location was in Lucknow.

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