Stern action if polling officials found biased: EC

MNA National Desk: The Election Commission today warned the election officers of punitive action if any allegations of bias were raised against them during the 11th parliamentary election.

“If any allegations of bias are raised against any of the election officers in the election and those are proved through investigations, the commission will take punitive action,” said Election Commissioner Brig Gen (retd) Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury.

“Neutrality is very important for this election,” he added.

Shahadat was speaking at a training programme for the field-level election officers at Dhaka’s Nirbachan Bhaban this morning.


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