Voter ID data theft case Halasurgate police detained two employees of Chilume NGO in Bengaluru

Pramesh S Jain &Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)



he Central Division police intensified investigations into the Voters data theft case and detained two persons belonging to the NGO for questioning,while as many as 12 special teams formed to probe the case in detail.

On Saturday several offices and houses belonging to Chilume Educational Cultural and Rural Development Institute,were raided and searches conducted .

The police seized documents and electronic gadgets pertaining to the work for further investigations.

Though two persons identified as Dharmesh and Renuka Prasad have been taken into custody the prime accused in the case are still on the run.

Efforts are on to track down the accused,Srinivas Gowda,DCP Central Division,said .

Elaborating on the investigation,Mr.Gowda said that the focus of the investigation will be on what type of data collected and for whom.

The other members of the firm have been summoned for questioning,he added .

Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said that two persons have been detained for questioning in this connection.

A detailed probe has been ordered into this case even though the opposition is demanding a judicial probe,the police are capable of handling this,he said.