KARNATAKA

BJP candidate, four supporters arrested

TUMKUR: Police arrested the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Tumkur Rural constituency, B. Suresh Gowda, and his four supporters here on Thursday on the charge of threatening the Returning Officer and obstructing the official from carrying out election work.

Harsha P.S., Superintendent of Police, told presspersons here that Returning Officer Sridhar, lodged a complaint against Mr. Suresh Gowda stating that he and his supporters threatened him and obstructed him from carrying out election work. — Staff Correspondent

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