Former AIADMK MLA from Vaniyambadi, Govi. Sampathkumar was booked for offering cash for votes.
He was campaigning for New Justice Party president, A.C. Shanmugam in Alangayam, where he allegedly arranged for distribution of cash to the voters.
The discussions he had with party cadre went viral on social media network for a few days.
On verifying the video clip, Vaniyambadi Tahsildar and Election Officer Murugan filed a police complaint.
Taking court’s directions a case was registered under sections of the Indian Penal Code dealing with bribery (171E and 171B) against Sampathkumar.