Polling team attacked, EVMs destroyed in Arunachal Pradesh


ITANAGAR | May 21, 2019:

On Sunday, around 500 masked men attacked a polling team and destroyed EVMs in Arunachal Pradesh's Kurung Kumey district.

The incident took place when the team was on its way to Nampe, where a repoll has been scheduled on Tuesday.

Nampe falls under the Koloriang Assembly constituency in Kurung Kumey district. The team, which also comprised the CPRF and two sections of the Indian Reserve Battalion, was waylaid at Lumbung by the group.

A police team had left for Nampe, nodal election officer Sunil Garg said.

Source: TH