Nomination papers snatched in election office
Comilla: Miscreants snatched away nomination papers of the union chairman candidates from the upazila election officer after entering his office in Monoharganj upazila of Comilla on Thursday midnight.
Quoting Monoharganj election officer Nazir Hossain Mia, police said a group of people, led by Awami League-nominated chairman candidate Ziaur Rahman alias Shahin Zia of Jhalam union, also joint convener of Monoharganj upazila unit Jubo League, stormed the upazila election office at about 12:00midnight.
Later they tore off the nomination paper of a chairman candidate in front of him and snatched away nomination papers of two others.
Police arrested Noman, general secretary of Monoharganj upazila unit Chhatra League over the incident, said Bipul Chandra, officer-in-charge of Monoharganj Police Station.
Meanwhile, election officer Nazir Hossain Mia filed a case against Noman and some others unidentified with the police station on Friday morning.