Madurai EVM Security lapse: Madras HC orders disciplinary action against errant Election Officials

Meera Emmanuel April 28 2019
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After it came to light that a Tahsildar and three other municipal officers had trespassed into a room proximate to an EVM strongroom in the Madurai constituency, the Madras High Court has directed that disciplinary action be taken against errant election officials in charge.

The order was passed on a plea filed in the wake of the alleged trespass by Su Venkatesan, an electoral candidate representing the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

For allowing the security lapse, the Bench of 

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