11 Mar 2021

Fake News Of EVM Hacking Being Circulated On Internet

Latest reports have been coming in from election commission which has stated that a fake news about EVM hacking has been circulated on the internet.

As per reports coming in an old fake news about EVM hacking is being circulated on internet. 

The news item dated 2017 maliciously attributed that ex-CEC TS Krishnamurthy had opined that a particular party won assembly polls by hacking EVMs. 

This wrongful info was previously debunked by ex-CEC himself as per reports coming in from Election Commission.

An FIR lodged by CEO Delhi, under IPC Section 500 (punishment for defamation).

Under the Representation of the People Act 1951 Section 128 (maintenance of secrecy of voting), 134(breach of official duty in connection with elections). 

Investigation has been initiated and stern action will be taken against the culprits who have circulated the fake news.

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