Today morning voting started in the state of Karnataka. voting is ongoing in 222 out of the 224 constituencies across the Karnataka State. based on the reports of brisk polling in many polling stations, there are some reports of voters being seduced with cash. The Kolar Rural police arrested four persons on the allegation of enticing voters.
They were reported that disburse nosiness to women voters. The polices said to be investigating the accused. in Malur constituency, at a polling station at Masti, a man was seen to disburse money to voters, who were coming out of the polling booth. The polling representatives and police are yet to verify the identity of the person and to whom he was distributing the money for. In several cases, no formal complaint has been listed. In so many places, respected party traders were covertly distributing money to the voters. One such instance was noticed at Ramagondanahalli polling booth. At Shivajinagar, ₹500 distributed to voters after they cast their votes at the government school on Plain Street.
Somewhere in the state, Akram Hassan from the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) claimed that over the past two days, money was being distributed on behalf of a candidate representing a “national party” to voters in Narasimharaja constituency in Mysuru. The Janata Dal (S) has lodged a formal complaint with the Election Commission about money being distributed to voters in Chamundeshwari constituency from where Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is contesting. The complaint was filed by JD(S) spokesperson and MLC Ramesh Babu.