RR Nagar voter ID scam: Court orders cases to be filed against Congress' Muniratna Naidu
The ACMM court has ordered cases to be filed against Congress' Muniratna Naidu in connection with the seizure of over 9,000 voter ID cards in an apartment in Bengaluru's RR Nagar.
The election in RR Nagar was postponed to May 28 because of this matter which emerged days before May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections. Muniratna is the sitting MLA from RR Nagar and set to contest polls on May 28.
The 6th ACMM court ordered the filing of cases based on the complaint filed by BJP worker Rakesh, said reports. Cases would be filed under IPC sections 471 and 171 F, reported News 9.
Earlier this month, 9,746 voter cards were seized from a house in SLV Park View Apartments in RR Nagar.
Later, a delegation of the BJP had met top Election Commission officials in Delhi and demanded to countermand the elections in Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly seat.
The polling in RR Nagar is scheduled to be held on May 28 and the counting would take place on May 31.