Dhaka, Sept. 22 -- The four temporary staffers were taken in from the district election office in Love Lane on Sunday morning, said Palash Kanti Nath, additional deputy commissioner in the Chattogram Counter Terrorism Unit.

The four persons have been working as data entry operators under temporary appointment, District Election Officer Munir Hossain Khan told bdnews24.com.

The EC launched its hunt for the scammers after a Rohingya woman was arrested while trying to collect a Bangladeshi passport using a forged NID. The National Identity Registration Department halted the distribution of 50 NIDs to suspected members of the Rohingya community.

The EC had sold off a few unserviceable computers in 2007-2008 before five laptops went missing...