The Haveri district administration has unearthed a case of pretend voter identification playing cards through which the proprietor of a ‘Samanya Seva Kendra’ (Widespread Service Centre) was concerned.
Proprietor of the centre Jeevan Narasing Rajput has been arrested. The Haveri police have registered a case underneath sections 465, 468, and 470 of the IPC.
A crew of officers, led by Extra Deputy Commissioner of Haveri S. Yogeshwar and others, carried out a raid on the centre, after the driving force of the Extra Deputy Commissioner was issued a faux voter ID card. Subsequently, the authorities seized numerous paperwork, a laptop computer, a pc, a printer, a lamination machine, and a tough disk.
Mr. Yogeshwar mentioned the raid was carried out after his workplace acquired data on challenge of pretend voter ID card on cost of additional cash on the centre and a crew was fashioned for the aim.
“I despatched my automobile driver Abhishek and police constable Vinayak Malavalli in plain garments to the centre looking for ID playing cards. The automobile driver was issued a faux ID card and instantly we carried out the raid,” he mentioned.
Later, Mr. Yogeshwar informed The Hindu over the phone that up to now that they had come throughout three faux voter ID playing cards and in addition playing cards of assorted authorities schemes. “The accused has revealed that he had bought a software program from Haryana-based agency utilizing which he was issuing faux ID playing cards,” he mentioned.
Mr. Yogehswar mentioned that together with police investigation, a technical crew from the Nationwide Informatics Centre (NIC) had additionally been requested to conduct inquiry into the difficulty.