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UZ polls: Voting at all centres in Katiadi suspended over rigging

24 Mar 2019, 10:59

NTV Online

Kishoreganj: The Election Commission has suspended voting at all centres of Katiadi upazila following allegations of huge irregularities during the 3rd phase of upazila elections, reports the UNB.

Besides, additional superintendent of police Shafiqul Islam and Katiadi Police Station Officer-in-charge Shamsuddin have been withdrawn over the incidents of vote rigging, said district election officer Mohammad Tajul Islam.

Earlier in the morning, voting to five polling stations was suspended. Later, voting to rest of the 84 polling stations was suspended over stuffing vote at night, said the election official.

Voting in elections to 117 upazila parishads began on Sunday morning in the third phase of the local body polls.