Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- Balloting is underway at the Bhalukapur High School polling centre in Mymensingh-3, where voting was suspended over irregularities during the national election, amid tight security.

Polls opened at 8 am on Saturday and voting will continue until 4 pm.

"Voters are casting their ballots in seven booths. Five layers of security have been implemented at the centre and its surrounding areas," said Deputy Commissioner and Returning Office Didare Alam Mohammad Maksud Chowdhury.

Voting was suspended on Jan 7 when a group of people reportedly entered the premises and stole a ballot box from a booth around 2 pm. More people came in and vandalised the polling centre when voting was about to end at 4 pm. They left with five ballo...