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Flying squads to check bribery during election
Published on 16 Apr. 2011 11:58 PM IST
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District election officer, Mokokchung, Lithrongla G. Chishi said distribution of cash, liquor or any other items for gratification of voters was bribery and a punishable offence.
According to an official bulletin, to check bribery, flying squads have been formed under each Police Station to keep watch on such illegal practices during election.
In an appeal, Lithrongla also said anybody carrying huge amount of cash in any constituency during election should carry proper documents to show proof of source and end-use of such in order to avoid seizure by flying squads.
Meanwhile, election commission’s expenditure observer, Dr. S. S Dhavale, additional commissioner, valuation, Mumbai and deputy commissioner & returning officer Mokokchung, Lithrongla G. Chishi conducted a meeting with media certification and monitoring committee, video surveillance team and video viewing team and accounting team on April 15 in connection with conduct of by-election to 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency.

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