Indian citizens living in India and abroad is all set to cast their votes in the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 that has commenced on April 11. Amid the elections, one such voter from Oman also made plans to come down to India to caste his valuable vote but little did he knew his excitement for the same will cost him a lot.
The man, Joystan Lobo, had booked his ticket from Muscat to Mangaluru in the march to cast his vote in the Lok Sabha Elections. The enthusiastic man made a video flaunting his ticket and shared it online to encourage his friends to go and vote.
However, the man’s ticket to his home was cancelled within two hours of sharing the video. He shared the video on March 30. One of his friends from Puttar had shared his video on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media sites. In the video, Lobo had expressed his support for a party candidate while flaunting the ticket.
The video reached online spammers who took the details of his flight to cancel his bookings.
Lobo was completely unaware about the ticket cancellation until next day. On April 1, he re-booked his tickets to come to India on April 4.
According to reports, Lobo had paid Rs 21,045 for his round-trip tickets and got a refund of only Rs 9,000.