Militants kidnap two supporters of Manipur poll candidate

Suspected militants kidnapped two supporters of a poll candidate in Manipur`s Chandel district bordering with Myanmar.

Last Updated: Mar 03, 2012, 16:30 PM IST

Imphal: Suspected militants kidnapped two
supporters of a poll candidate in Manipur`s Chandel district
bordering with Myanmar, official reports from the district
said on Saturday.

Reports said the militants abducted the two who were
supporters of Independent candidate Olis while they were
trying to fill petrol at a petrol pump yesterday at Chandel
area.

Olis is contesting from Chandel assembly constituency
and it was not exactly known who had kidnapped his supporters
along with the vehicle, the reports said.

Election office sources said today there would be
repoll at 67 polling stations in all the five hill districts
of Manipur tomorrow and there are about 13 polling stations in
Chandel assembly constituency where there would be repoll.

PTI