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Election related complaints

by Kalinga Weerakkody
Sixty five election-related complaints have been reported to the Police Election Secretariat by yesterday.

The United National Party had lodged 32 complaints, People’s Alliance 22 , Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna 3, SLMC 1 and other political parties 7.

Head of the Election Secretariat, SSP T. J. Miskin told ‘The Sunday Island’ that most of the incidents had been reported from Kegalle (11) Matale (8) and Chilaw (7). Five each followed by had been reported from Anuradhapura, Gampola and Gampaha.

Most of the complaints related to cutting down of banners, threatening and tearing of posters, he said.

He said so far incidents of murders, shooting or causing bodily harm had not been reported.


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