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PTI hyderabad India
Updated: 07-12-2018 14:05 IST

A man was taken into custody

after

he allegedly took a selfie while casting his vote at a polling

station in Rajendra Nagar here Friday, police said.

The voter identified as Shiv Shankar, clicked a selfie

inside the polling booth this morning, following which a

complaint was lodged by an election official and a case was

registered, they said.

"Use of mobile phone within the polling station is

prohibited.

He took a selfie inside the polling station and has been

taken into custody," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shamshabad

Zone) N Prakash Reddy told PTI.

A case under IPC section 188 (Disobedience to order duly

promulgated by public servant) has been registered, the DCP

said.

The Election Commission has banned use of mobile phones

inside polling stations.

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