Thursday, November 11th, 2021

4th phase of UP elections: Voting ends, counting begins

Thursday, 11 November 2021 | 11:40 am | 58 times

4th phase of UP elections: Voting ends, counting begins

The 4th phase elections to 838 Union Parishads under 114 upazilas in different districts ended amid sporadic incidents.

Earlier, the coting started at 8:00 am and continued till 4:00 pm on Thursday (November 11).

In Noakhali: Supporters of two chairman candidates locked into a fierce clash in Alaiapur union of Begumganj upazila. Meanwhile, four candidates of AL rebel candidate received bullet injuries.

The injured are – Anisur Rahman, 40, Saiful Islam, 26, Abdus Sabur, 30 and Mamunur Rashid, 30. Following the incident, two people named Ali, 26 and Miraz Hossain, 24 were arrested.

Noakhali police super Md Shahidul Islam said, during the clash police fired 8-10 rounds of bullets to bring the situation under control.

In Panchagarh, police detained five people for snatching ballot boxes from a poll center in Banglabandha of Tetulia.

Confirming the matter, Tetulia police station OC Abu Sayem Mia said, the voting was underway in a peaceful environment from the morning. But, some intruders attack the center this noon and snatched some ballot papers. Later, police rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control.

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