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Jharkhand elections: Police officer dies of heart attack while on poll duty

Giri was taken to a nearby health centre where doctors declared him dead, Singh said, he hails from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Published: 07th December 2019 02:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2019 02:41 PM   |  A+A-

People standing in queue to vote in Jharkhand assembly elections.

People standing in queue to vote in Jharkhand assembly elections. (Photo | ANI Twotter)

By PTI

RANCHI: A police officer died of a heart attack while on election duty in East Singhbhum district on Saturday, police said.

Assistant sub-inspector Harish Chandra Giri, 44, was on duty at booth number 234 under Panchando cluster in Barsole under Ghatsila sub-division of the district when he suffered the heart attack, Baharagoda police station in-charge Rajdhan Singh said.

Giri was taken to a nearby health centre where doctors declared him dead, Singh said, he hails from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.


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