LS Polls: Clash between security officials, voters in Bihar

Banka (Bihar): Violence erupted in Sambhugadh polling booth following a quarrel between the voters and security officials, police said on Thursday.

Speaking to ANI, a police official said, “There was an incident of a quarrel between security forces and voters at the polling booth.”

“But soon the situation was brought under control and polling got underway in a peaceful manner,” he added.

The victim Vikas Kumar Singh said, “I was beaten by a security official with a lathi. The security official was stopping a woman from entering the booth, he also pushed the woman down. When I protested against him, he beat me up with a lathi.”

“The security official also fired 7 to 8 shots in the air,” the victim added.