11 hurt in UP polls clash, voting suspended in 5 centres

শনিবার, ২৩ এপ্রিল ২০১৬

23 April 2016 At least 11 people were injured in different violence incidents during the third phase union parishad (UP) elections in Jamalpur and Sherpur districts today.

Meanwhile, voting at five polling centres has been suspended on allegation of capturing the centres and stamping on the ballots forcibly in Chandpur and Laxmipur.

A mobile court jailed a man for entering a polling centre illegally in Chittagong’s Fatickchari.

Ten people were injured in a clash between supporters of two member candidates over taking control of a polling centre in Islampur upazila of Jamalpur.

On the other hand, a man was injured when police fired 31 rounds of bullets in three polling centres in two unions of Sadar upazila this morning.

CHANDPUR

Miscreants broke into three polling stations under Gupti union in Faridganj upazila and started stamping on the ballots this morning.

Later, the authorities suspended voting in the centres, including Sreekalia, Nawab Ali High School and Asta Mahamaya High School centres, said Nurul Amin, a presiding officer of Sreekalia polling centre, according to UNB.

Meanwhile, polling in Saisanga Government Primary School centre in the same union was also suspended as a group of miscreants stamped on the ballot papers after storming into it, the private news agency quoted presiding officer Bedar Uddin Khan as saying.

CHITTAGONG

A mobile court sent a man to jail for 72 days for entering to Paindong Arabia Talimul Islam Madrasa polling centre illegally in Paindong union in Fatickchari upazila of Chittagong, said our Chittagong correspondent reports quoting Executive Magistrate Tamim Al Yamin.

Rafique was arrested with Tk 36,300 cash, the correspondent said.

Meanwhile, Idris Mia Ilias, a candidate of Dantpara UP polls, boycotted the election bringing allegation of stuffing ballot papers at least seven to eight polling centres.


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