Voter Opts for Challenge Vote, complaint proven false
Udupi: In an incident in Yellur near Padubidri, Veerendra Lancy D’Souza a voter opted for a Challenge vote under the rule 49MA of RP Act on April 18.
According to SP Nisha James, Veerendra Lancy D’Souza alleged that the paper slip generated by the printer showed the name and symbol of a candidate other than the one he had voted for.
The Presiding officer obtained a written declaration from him on the veracity of the allegation. His allegation proved wrong and then, the presiding officer complained that the voter in question had made a false claim.
Padubidri Police are awaiting the court’s permission to register a case against Veerendra Lancy said SP Nisha James.