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West Bengal: Missing election official in charge of EVMs found in Howrah after a week

The CID officer also said that Roy was looking tired. When asked whether officer Roy was abducted or was he hiding on his own, the officer said, "We will talk to him to find out what actually happened."

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A nodal officer of the Election Commission who had gone missing from Krishnagar, seven days ago, has been reportedly found in a house in Howrah by the West Bengal CID.

According to reports, Arnab Roy, who had gone missing from a polling station during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections was found by the police after tracking the location of his mobile phone.

“We have found Mr. Roy from a house in Howrah this morning. He is fine,” the CID officer informed PTI. The circumstances and reasons for his sudden disappearance are yet to be clear.

The CID officer also said that Roy was looking tired. When asked whether officer Roy was abducted or was he hiding on his own, the officer said, “We will talk to him to find out what actually happened.”

The 30-year old election officer Arnab Roy had gone suspiciously missing from duty on April 18th from Bipradas Choudhury Polytechnic College of Nadia, West Bengal. Interestingly, Roy was the in charge of the EVMs and VVPATs.

As West Bengal has seen numerous cases of political violence and poll malpractice, the sudden disappearance of an on-duty election official had caused wide speculations and concerns in the media.

Anisha Jash, wife of the missing officer Arnab Roy had also appealed to every citizen to find her husband. “I do not want anything except my husband right now and I shall go to the last extent to find him. I earnestly request everyone to share my post. I want my husband back,” wrote Anisha Jash in her Facebook post.

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