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Fake news spreads that DMK thinks drilling toolbox as EVM and handed over it to the police!

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Thinking of drilling machine box as an EVM machine Salem District DMK alliance party attacking a worker and handed over the device to the police station!

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The parties, including the DMK, had stated that the duty to protect the area where the EVM machines were kept beyond the security of the army and police after the registration of votes for the Tamil Nadu elections.

Following this, there were a lot of teasing posts and troll memes that the DMK liked those who took the toolbox thinking they had stolen the voting machine.

 

In this context, a screenshot has been shared on social media saying that thinking of drilling machine box as an EVM machine Salem District DMK alliance party attacking a worker and handed over the device to the police station!. Readers are also being asked about its authenticity.

Fact Check:

There were no reports that the DMK allies had handed over the toolbox, which they thought it was an EVM machine, to the police. The screenshot that spreads as a post on the Twitter page of Polymer News was also edited.

The photo was published in the Dinamani News as a reverse image search of the photo featured in the Polymer news item, “DMK members blockaded the police station on March 28, 2021 in protest of the arrest of a wage worker.

This message may have been edited to troll DMK. But, many people started criticizing it on social media thinking it was real news.

Conclusion

In our search, we came to know that in the name of polymer news a fake image spreading as “thinking of drilling machine box as an EVM machine Salem District DMK alliance party attacking a worker and handed over the device to the police station”, was fake edited news.

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