Fake Voter ID Scam:EC orders probe in fake voter I-Cards seizure

New Delhi, May 9: The blame game has begun after Election Commission officials seize printers from Flat No. 115 at SLV Park View Apartment in Jalahalli area. 9,746 voter ID cards were found from the apartment last night.
"The flat was rented to Rangaraju, who pays rent for it every month," siad Sridhar Nanjamari, son of Manjula Nanjamari on 9,746 voter ID cards found from a flat in Bengaluru's Jalahalli.
"I am the only son of Manjula Nanjamari. Rakesh is my mother's nephew's son and he has got no connections with the flat in Park View apartment, as is what claimed in media," said Sridhar Nanjamari.
The Congress had pointed out to th BJP angle in the scam.
"These are news reports pointing out prominent losers of the corporation polls and it mentions BJP's Manjula Nanjamuri, sitting corporator of HMT ward, who contested from Jalahalli where flat no. 115 is situated, siad a Congress statement on 9,746 voter ID cards found in a flat in Bengaluru.
"BJP leadership said M Nanjamuri's son Rakesh, who EC says was a tenant of flat no. 115 where all these cards were found, also didn't belong to BJP. I have list of BJP corporation candidates 2015 and at no.16, you find Rakesh to be BJP candidate from Jalahalli constituency," pointed out senior Congress leader Singhvi.

The Election Commission of Karnataka on Tuesday confirmed that they have recovered 9,746 Electors Photo Identity Card from an apartment from the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency.

In a midnight briefing on Tuesday, Sanjiv Kumar, chief electoral officer for Karnataka informed that as per the preliminary verification the ID cards are of actual electors and appears to be prima facie genuine.

News24Bureau with Agencies