Saturday, February 10, 2018

Violation Of Election Laws In Local Government Election- 39 Persons Including 08 Candidates Were Arrested

As the Local government elections held today (10)had
conducted mostly in a peacefull manner with few incidents ,Police have arrested 39 persons including 08 candidates over violating election laws according to the Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekare.

The election related violances were reported from kochchikade -Negambo, Kovilgala-Kanthale and Uhana-Ampara areas he has stated.

Meanwhile  two persons in Pujapitiya Polling Station in Kandy and A polling station in Aluthgama area who have photographed their ballot papers from their mobile phones  after marking them.

Police had also taken into custody the mobile phones used to photographed the ballot papers.

The person arrested in Pujapitiya polling station is due to be produced before the Kandy Magistrate Court and the person arrested at a polling station in Aluthgama was released on police bail and requested to appear before Kalutara Magistrate Court on 14th.

 Puttalam Police have arrested a 38 year old person this noon over serving  soft drinks to the voters at a polling station  in Thiladiya ,Rishaad Badurdeen collage this noon.The suspect is due to be produced before Puttalam District Court.

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