On-duty polling officer dies in Delhi's Babarpur area

On-duty polling officer dies in Delhi's Babarpur area

A polling officer died on duty at a polling station in Babarpur area in the national capital on Saturday morning after complaining of heart problems, officials said.

The officer, Udham Singh, was a teacher, they said.

At around 7 am, Singh's health condition deteriorated and after he complained of discomfort and choking, a staff member, along with police, rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, a senior official said.

Heart problem seems to be the cause of the death, he said, adding the body has been sent for post-mortem.

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