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Voter held for taking selfie inside polling booth in Hyderabad

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

A youth was arrested for taking while casting his vote in Assembly elections on Friday.

The voter, identified as Shiv Shankar, was arrested by the police on a complaint by at a polling centre in Rajendranagar constituency in Greater

Officials said the youth was arrested under Representation of People's Act for violating secrecy of voting.

The use of inside the polling booths is prohibited. The election authorities have asked voters not to carry inside the polling centres.

The has cautioned the voters, especially the first time voters against taking selfies inside the polling booths. Officials said the voters were free to take selfies with their inked finger after coming out of the booths.



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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 12:12 IST