Police headquarters says 1,041 labourers have been recruited to remove illegal posters and cutouts at the local government polls. Three labourers each have been given to main police stations, while the others have received two each.
Police have taken stronger measures this time to ensure that election laws are followed. Already, several lawbreakers have been arrested and produced before courts. Among them are ex-chairmen and candidates. The election commission and election observers have commended police for its role at this election.