Thane: Man gets bail after creating ruckus at polling booth

Amid the ongoing voting, Sunil Khambe entered the polling booth and threw ‘blue ink’ on an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) to register his protest against the same

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Thane Police arrested a man on Monday for creating ruckus at a polling booth in the city. After being produced before the court, the man was released on bail.

The man was recognised as Sunil Khambe. According to media reports, Khambe is associated with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) but earlier it was said that he belonged to Republican Party.

Amid the ongoing voting, Khambe entered the polling booth and threw ‘blue ink’ on an Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) to register his protest against the same. Khambe shouted slogans - “EVM Murdabad” - while being dragged by the police.

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While talking to the media, Khambe appealed the people to boycott EVM as it is a threat to democracy. Thane Police booked him under sections 186 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code. 


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