THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The state crime department has registered a case based mostly on the grievance by the state election fee in connection concerning voters listing leak within the meeting elections.
As per the grievance, the information of two.67 crore voters was leaked. The grievance was filed by the Joint Chief Electoral Officer.
The case was registered invoking related sections of IT act, conspiracy and theft. Investigation will likely be carried out by Crime department Thiruvananthapuram SP, A Shanavas.
The FIR says the information of voters was leaked from the laptop computer within the state election fee workplace within the capital.
The double voting controversy triggered after this knowledge theft.
The controversy began when the then Opposition chief Ramesh Chennithala launched a listing of greater than 4 lakh alleged double and bogus voters on a web site.
As per the data on the a single constituency had 4,029 duplicate voters.
On March 25, Chennithala had moved the Excessive Court docket searching for to restrain faux and a number of entry voters from taking part within the April 6 polls to the state legislative meeting.
He had claimed within the plea that scrutiny of the voters’ listing would show that greater than 4,34,042 faux and multiple-entry voters are unfold over 131 meeting constituencies within the state.
He had subsequently utilized to the Excessive Court docket to subject an interim order directing the Election Fee to make sure that faux and a number of entry voters within the electoral roll should not permitted to train franchise within the polls.
He had additionally sought a writ of mandamus directing the initiation of legal motion towards these answerable for facilitating faux/a number of entries within the electoral roll.