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UP polls in Rangpur

Voting at Gangachara centre suspended for 2 hours

  • Our Correspondent
  • 27 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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RANGPUR: Voting has been suspended for two hours at a centre in Morneya union of Rangpur’s Gangachara upazila centering ballot box stealing incident.

Sources said member candidate Abdul Gafur of ‘Fan seal’ fled away with three ballot boxes at about 9:00am on Sunday which created a chaotic situation there.

At least nine persons were injured during the chaos.

Later, two ballot boxes were recovered.

Mithapukur Upazila Nirbahi Officer Fatematuz Johra said the election was suspended for two hours fearing violence.