Police seize 300 dummy EVMs in UP

Police on Monday seized 300 dummy Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) from the vehicle of a RLD candidate at Baruat in Baghpat district.

The EVMs were brought to the state from Haryana in a car and were seized during checking of the vehicles at Niwari check post, police sources here said. They were brought by the RLD nominee Ashwini Tomar. A case has been registered against Tomar, sources said.

The dummy EVMs looked exactly like the EVMs used during the elections, police said.

Tomar, meanwhile, said that he had brought them with a view to make his supporters understand how they have to vote.

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