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TRS polling agent arrested for taking photos of EVM strongroom

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

An agent of TRS candidate from constituency candidate was arrested on charge of taking photos and videos while storing EVMs in a strongroom here, police said Sunday.

N Venkatesh, political agent of Rashtra Samithi candidate Rajashekar Reddy, was Saturday arrested and sent to judicial remand, J Narender Goud said.

He was arrested on a complaint from of Cantonment Board, who is returning

According to the complaint, after completion of polling in the Parliamentary polls on April 11, when the EVMs and VVPATs were deposited in a strongroom of a college at Bogaram and while sealing the strongroom Venkatesh allegedly took pictures and videos which was illegal, police said.

A case under IPC sections 447 (criminal trespass) and 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) was registered against him.

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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 13:50 IST