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Upazila Polls:1 jailed for 6 months for casting fake vote

Faridpur Correspondent

Published: 15:31, 29 May 2024

Upazila Polls:1 jailed for 6 months for casting fake vote

Photo: Collected 

A mobile court on Wednesday (29 May) sentenced a youth to six months’ imprisonment on charge of casting fake vote at a polling station in Faridpur sadar upazila as the third phase of the Upazila Parishad Election is underway in 87 upazilas.

The convict is identified as Arif Matubbar, 26, son of Dadan Matubbar of Mujircharkandi village under Charnasipur union of the upazila.

Faridpur Senior Judicial Magistrate Md Shawon Hossain also fined  the convict Tk 1000, in default of which he will have to suffer two more days’ in jail.

Magistrate Shawon said the youth was jailed under section 72 of ‘Upazil Parishad Election Rules-2013’ for casting a fake vote at Abdul Hakim Matubbardangi Government Primary School centre.

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