Viral Claim: The Viral message claims that “Men were arrested with laptops who were going into EVM strong room in Chhattisgarh, during the current Lok Sabha Election 2019.”

Facts Check: False/Fake

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Facts Check News: The news claiming men’s in EVM strongroom is not new news. This is a news from Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh on December 6, 2018.

The Madhya Pradesh Congress AND and has tweeted about the incident stating “Chhattisgarh: 2 persons detained in possession of laptops from a strong room in Jagdalpur y’day. Police say, “they’re saying they’re employed with Jio. It’s being investigated if they’ve IDs. It’s not possible to enter strong room without IDs.We can say anything only after probe””.

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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