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Ballot paper found near Kapu polling booth: Skirmish erupts between political leaders and police

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Udupi: Heated argument erupted between leaders of various political parties and police when a ballot paper, which carried information about alliance candidate and BJP candidate, was found near Kapu polling station.

The flying squad, who found the ballot paper, instructed the police to take an action. Accordingly, Assistant Superintendent of Police Karkala sub-division Krishnakant and Kapu circle inspector Shantaram and inspector Naveen Nayak visited the spot.

The police ordered workers of various political parties to get away from polling booths accusing the latter of not following the rules. At this point, heated argument took place between the police and workers of BJP, Congress and JDS. As a result, the police took the Congress councilor and BJP woman activist to to the police station.

Source: Vartha Bharathi

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