Saturday, February 14, 2009

Sixty Percent Voter Turn Out Reported In North Western And Central Provincial Polls


A Sixty Percent Voter Turn Out was Reported at the Time of Completion Of the North Western And Central Provincial Council Elections of Sri Lanka Held To Day Despite the Reports Of Several Election Malpractices in Some Districts.Around 26 People were Arrested Due to Voter Intimidation and According to the Election Monitors Pafferrel they Received 40 Complaints on Election Malpractices.However only 15 of these Complaints are Confirmed.
Voting of the Two Elections were Concluded Around 4 p.m this Evening and the Sealed Ballot Boxes Taken to the Counting Centers Situated in Schools of the Above Provincial Districts for Counting.The First Election Result is Expected to be Release After Mid Night To Night.

CID Had Arrested Two Persons With A Foreign Made Pistol

Criminal Investigations  Department(CID)Officers had arrested two persons with a Foreign made  Automatic Pistol in their possession ...