Monday, June 17, 2019
Follow us on

3 keep camera rolling while polling, face arrest; official in line of fire too

May 20, 2019 06:00 AM


3 keep camera rolling while polling, face arrest; official in line of fire too


: Sharing videos and photographs on social media while casting vote cost has three voters and a polling official dear. All four have been booked under the Representation of People Act for infringing the secrecy of vote. Of the four cases, two were registered in Ludhiana.

Police registered cases against four individuals, including polling agent of Congress’s Ludhiana candidate Ravneet Singh Bittu, for posting videos/photographs while voting. The cases have been registered in Gurdaspur, Ludhiana and Rupnagar districts. In One of the offenders in Ludhiana shared a video of him in which he can be seen casting his vote in the favour of a particular candidate in the Lok Sabha election.

According to the guidelines issued by the Election Commission, taking photographs inside a polling booth is prohibited.

Police action came after the issue was brought to the notice of the chief election officer (CEO) Punjab. Police said more residents may land in trouble as more such persons were being identified.

In another case, Mohan Fiber Company was sealed for not observing holiday under the Negotiable Instrument Act 1881, as announced by

Have something to say? Post your comment
More Punjab News
पंजाबः महिला की पिटाई करने के मामले में कांग्रेस नेता के भाई समेत 6 लोग गिरफ्तार पंजाबः लुधियाना में स्क्रैप गोदान में लगी आग, दमकल कर्मियों ने कड़ी मशक्कत के बाद बुझाया Parleen from Patiala is top woman in PCS exam In Punjab, 58% elderly fighting chronic diseases are depressed’ पंजाब: मुक्तसर में महिलाओं से मारपीट मामले में पुलिस ने 6 लोगों को किया गिरफ्तार पंजाब: लुधियाना में कपड़ा फैक्ट्री में लगी आग मोहाली: गद्दे के शोरूम में लगी भीषण आग, दमकल की कई गाड़ियां मौके पर पहुंची
पंजाब के संगरूर में 109 घंटे के रेस्क्यू ऑपरेशन पर फिर पानी, PGI चंडीगढ़ में भर्ती मासूम की मौत
पंजाब: 125 फीट गहरे बोरवेल में गिरे बच्चे को बचाया, हालत नाजुक हरियाणा का मोस्टवांटेड गैंगस्टर अक्षय पहलवान पंजाब के रोपड़ से गिरफ्तार