Daijiworld Media Network - Raichur (SP)
Raichur, Apr 2: The brother of Basanagouda Turvihal, Congress candidate from Maski assembly constituency, raised objection at the vote counting centre, complaining that counting details were not being provided properly. The police took him away and confined him in a room.
Basanagouda's brother, Siddanagouda Turvihal, got into argument with on duty police. At this juncture, deputy commissioner, R Venkatesh Kumar, asked the police to take him into custody. Turvihal was escorted by the police to the media room where he was seated.
Speaking on this occasion, Siddanagouda accused the officials of failing to provide proper information to his query about the vote counting.
Counting of votes is currentlyi on in the two assembly constiunecies and one Lok Sabha constituency now. Congress continues to maintain lead in Maski.