The Uttar Police police has arrested a 24-year-old man for allegedly hacking into the Election Commission of India (ECI) web site and creating a whole lot of pretend voter IDs, officers mentioned Friday.
Vipul Saini, who has a Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA) diploma, was arrested Thursday from Saharanpur district.
During preliminary investigation, police discovered that Saini labored on the behest of an individual named Armaan Malik from Madhya Pradesh, and created over 10,000 pretend voter IDs over three months.
Saharanpur Senior Superintendent of Police S Channappa advised PTI that Saini was paid Rs 100-200 per ID and when his checking account was examined after the arrest, the police discovered Rs 60 lakh deposited in it.
The account was instantly freezed.
Police are investigating the supply of the cash and looking for extra particulars about Malik, who, Saini mentioned, used to ship him particulars of the day’s work.
Police has seized two computer systems from Saini’s dwelling.
Police additionally mentioned authorities in Delhi will now search courtroom’s permission to take him to Delhi for additional probe.
It will even be probed if he’s linked to anti-national or terrorist forces, they mentioned.
According to police, Saini accomplished his BCA from Gangoh village in Saharanpur district. His father is a farmer.
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