Assam: EC suspends 4 election officers, orders repoll in booth after EVM found in BJP leader’s car
The Election Commission on Friday suspended four poll officials and ordered repolling in a booth in Ratabari constituency of Assam, after the electronic voting machine used to cast the ballots was found in a car belonging to a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate.
The presiding officer, who was responsible for the transportation of the EVM, was among those suspended….
The poll panel said that one of the polling officer was missing until Thursday morning as he was hiding and a search operation was conducted all night. “This delayed the transmission of this report by a few hours,” it added.