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Rigging expose: 6 arrested

Police have picked up six polling officials deployed at Bornijora booth in North Guwahati where a VDP member pressed the EVM button on behalf of a section of electorates in full view of them on Thursday.

Police swung into action a day after a private satellite channel beamed the entire story with exclusive footage of the alleged exercise at the booth in Jalukbari Assembly segment.

Kamrup (Rural) DC, Dr J Balaji, further lodged two complaint against Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Congress candidate Manas Bora suspecting their roles in the entire incident.    

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