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Police looking into poll-related incidents: CEO


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SHILLONG, April 18: State Chief Electoral Officer BDR Tiwari on Thursday said police are looking into all poll-related incidents that have been reported during the campaigning period.
A number of FIRs and complaints have been filed by political parties and candidates against each other. The campaign process also witnessed some violence and disruptions in Shillong parliamentary constituency.
Asked about the FIRs that have been filed, Tiwari said those were being followed up and while some are pending before the court, others have been disposed of.
Asked about hate campaign, he said they are monitoring the social media and meetings have also taken places with political parties to ensure that the election ends on a peaceful note.
The CEO has also assured that no proxy voting would be allowed in Jaintia Hills as alleged by political parties.


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