Ballia (UP): A head constable on panchayat poll duty died due to low oxygen level during election duty. Kamla Singh Yadav, 50, was deployed in the Hussainabad area under Bansdih police station to maintain law and order during the ongoing Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls.Also Read - UP Panchayat Election Result 2021 Updates: Counting of Votes For Agra District Underway, Final Results Delayed

Additional superintendent of police (ASP) Sanjay Yadav said, “He complained of breathing difficulties while on duty on Monday and was taken to the district hospital from where doctors referred him to another hospital for advanced treatment.” Also Read - In a First, Police Seize 200-kg Jalebis, 1050 Samosas Ahead of UP Panchayat Elections

The victim was then admitted at a medical centre in Buxar district in the neighbouring state of Bihar, where he died during treatment, the ASP added. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Panchayat Election 2021: What is New Rotational Reservation Policy? Take a Look at Seat Distribution For Different Castes

It is not yet known if he had tested positive for Covid.