AIZAWL, Sept 3 - With the arrest of six more people police have nabbed 11 people in connection with the burglary at the office of the District Election Officer in Mamit district of Mizoram, a senior police officer said.
Superintendent of Police HL Thangzuala said over phone that six people were detained on Friday last while earlier five persons, including two women, all of them working at the district Election office, were arrested by the officials of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Mamit.
The burglary apparently occurred on August 23 night in which filled in forms of Brus in the relief camps in Tripura for inclusion of their names in the voters list were stolen.
The Mamit district administration had filed an FIR on August 24 night, the SP said.
Election officials who conducted revision of voters� lists in the relief camps in North Tripura district returned on August 19 and began working on the genuineness of the claims by Brus lodged in the camps.
The unfinished electoral roll papers were left in the district Election office on the night of August 23 and were found missing the next day.
Meanwhile, EC secretary SB Joshi and under secretary Santosh Kumar Dubey visited Mamit town on Saturday to enquire into the incidence of burglary of claims and objection forms from the office of the district Election officer. � PTI