Khulna OC closed for negligence in KCC polls


18 May, 2018 12:51 PM

Khulna OC closed for negligence in KCC polls

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The officer-in-charge of Labanchara Police Station was closed for negligence of duty during the Khulna City Corporation election held on Wednesday. 

Khulna Metropolitan Police passed the order against the OC, Md Shariful Islam yesterday evening, confirmed ADC Sonali Sen, a spokesperson of Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP). 

The decision came after images depicting the ballots sealed in favour of a political party went viral and got published by sections of the media, after BNP nominated mayoral candidate Nazrul Islam Manju took journalists during his visit to the center and showed them the scenario. 

Voting in two polling centers of ward no 31, under the said police station, had to be suspended due to the incidents of vote rigging during the polls.