Mangaluru, April 4, 2019: Notice has been issued to a sector officer seeking his explanation for carrying spare EVMs in an autorickshaw to the polling booth in Bharati English Medium School, Kulai, from where they were sent to the demustering centre, on April 18.
After polling on April 18, the sector officer brought the spare EVMs with him in his official vehicle to the polling booth in the school in Kulai. These spare EVMs were to be sent along with the EVMs used in the polling booth to the demustering centre. While bringing the EVMs, his car broke down and he hired an autorickshaw to reach the booth.
DK DC Sasikanth Senthil S. said the sector officer should called for a substitute van.