Suspected voters list leak in Kerala: Crime branch registers case

Express News Service reports:

The state crime branch has registered a case based on the complaint by the state election commission in connection regarding voters list leak in the assembly elections.

As per the complaint, the data of 2.67 crore voters was leaked. The complaint was filed by the Joint Chief Electoral Officer.

The case was registered invoking relevant sections of IT act, conspiracy and theft. Investigation will be carried out by Crime branch Thiruvananthapuram SP, A Shanavas.

The FIR says the data of voters was leaked from the laptop in the state election commission office in the capital.

Read more on The New Indian Express.  If I am understanding this reporting, the leak led to accusations of voter fraud in an election and people double-voting. But was this an insider intentionally and maliciously leaking the data or something else?

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