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Repolling likely in two booths of Outer Manipur LS seat

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

Repolling is likely in two booths of Outer constituency, where unidentified miscreants allegedly destroyed EVMs and VVPATs, an said.

The miscreants had entered the polling stations posing as voters, he said.

"Around 1.30 pm on April 11, unidentified men ransacked two booths at Poi and Chingkhai villages, along the India-border, breaking some of the machines. They fled the scene even before the security guards could react," Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) PK Singh said.

An FIR has been registered in connection with the incidents and police are looking into it, the said.

"The is likely to announce a date for repolling after it receives neccesary reports on the two incidents, he said.

Polling for the Inner constituency is slated to be held on April 18.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 13:55 IST