Election Commission of India debunks EVM ‘Hacking’ fake news

The Election Commission stated that they are about to take strict actions against fake news. An FIR has been filed against fake news. Election Commission says that “It has come to their notice that old fake news about EVM hacking is being circulated on social media platforms. The news item dated 21 December 2017 maliciously attributed that former CEC Sh. T.S. Krishnamurthy had opined that a particular party won EVMs. The wrong information was previously debunked by the former CEC himself.
On the direction of the Commission, an FIR has also been lodged by the CEO Delhi under the IPC section 500. The investigation has been initiated and stern actions will be taken who have uploaded fake news. “