Jaipur.In a case of a data leak in Rajasthan, the state government has imposed a heavy fine of more than Rs 27 lakh on the telecom company Vodafone Idea Limited. In Rajasthan, the first action is being told to impose a fine under the IT Act-2000. Along with this, it has been said that if the company does not provide the penalty amount to the victim within the stipulated time, then it will have to pay 10 percent interest per month. In this case, about Rs, 68 lakh was withdrawn from the victim's account.
According to the news published in Dainik Bhaskar, the Vodafone SIM of a person named Krishnalal Nain was damaged. On this, Nain had applied to the company for another duplicate SIM. But later this SIM was issued to another person named Bhanupratap without any verification. Later Bhanupratap withdrew Rs 68 lakh from Nain's account through this. When Nain came to know about this, he claimed compensation under the IT Act on the company.
Ordered to give the amount to the victim party within a month, later the matter was heard by Alok Gupta, Principal Secretary, Information Technology and Communications Department, and Court Adjudicating Officer. After the completion of the hearing, Gupta imposed a fine of Rs 27.23 lakh on Vodafone. Along with this, he ordered the company to give the amount to the aggrieved party within a month, otherwise, he will have to pay 10 percent interest per annum. It is being told that under the IT Act, a fine has been imposed on any telecom company in Rajasthan.