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Sealed ballot papers found by roadside

  • Published at 10:49 pm March 13th, 2019
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Locals found 109 ballot papers sealed with the lock of upazila vice president candidate Ataur Rahman, beside the Belkuchi-Enayetpur road

Scores of sealed ballot papers of a Belkuchi upazila vice-president candidate  were reportedly recovered from a roadside in Sirajganj district on Tuesday night.

According to police sources, locals found 109 ballot papers sealed with the lock of upazila vice president candidate Ataur Rahman, beside the Belkuchi-Enayetpur road.

Ataur Rahman and his brother Al Mahmud  showed the ballot papers to journalists at a press briefing at their Rajapur residence at night.

Belkuchi police station Officer-in-Charge, Anwarul Islam, said Ataur lodged a general diary at night in this connection.

Ataur was defeated by his rival, Yusuf Ali Sheikh. Yusuf's symbol was airplane.

Assistant Returning Officer, Zyeda Kahtun, and UNO MA, Syfur Rahman, confirmed the incident.