The Election Commission recommended punishment for 134 officials involved in Gaibandha-5 by-polls after its probe found their involvement in irregularities and negligence in performing duties.
The Election Commission’s probe committee has found that around 100 people, including election officials, were involved in electoral irregularities during the Gaibandha-5 by-polls on October 12.
There are a few possible explanations behind why the EC chose to suspend the Gaibandha-5 by-poll
What the suspension of Gaibandha-5 by-poll really means
Suspension of Gaibandha-5 by-poll sets a huge precedent before the national election