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Saturday, 21 September 2013 - 19:18
Video:Election not peaceful; allegations from the Opposition - 202 complaints received by Elections Department, PAFFEREL receives nearly 100
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The United National Party and JVP state that the Provincial Council elections that were held today were not free and fair.

 

UNP General Secretary MP Tissa Attanayake stated that they have personally lodged complaints with the Elections Commissioner and the Police elections bureau.

 

JVP General Secretary Tilvin Silva also raised concerns about shooting incidents during today’s provincial polls.

 

However, Minister Keheliya Rambukwella says that apart from few incidents the election was free and fair.

 

The elections secretariat says that it has received 202 complaints with regard to the today’s provincial polls.

 

However, Executive Director of PAFFREL Rohana Hettiarachchi stated that they received 106 complaints.

 

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