Ghaziabad: The editor of was arrested in connection with posting of a poll survey in alleged violation of directions of the Election Commission and later released on bail, police said. Kavi Nagar police detained Shekhar Tripathi around 11 pm on Monday from his residence in Kaushamibi. He was later put under arrest and produced in a court which granted him bail, Senior Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar said. Following a direction from EC, FIRs have been lodged in all the 15 districts where the election was held in the first phase.

Tripathi was booked under Section 188 IPC and under sections 126A and 126B of Representation of People Act 1951.

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