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Saturday, 29 March 2014 - 19:29
8 complaints to the police; 116 complaints to the Elections Department - PC Poll 2014
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The Elections Secretariat has received 116 complaints today in connection with the Western and Southern Provincial Council election that was carried out today.

A spokesperson of the Complaint Observation Center established at the Election Secretariat stated that the most number of complaints were regarding illegal propaganda and regarding undue influencing of voters.

The highest number of complaints were reported from the Western Province and that number was 85 and 31 complaints were reported from the Southern Province.

Although 151 complaints were lodged today Executive Director of PAFFREL Rohana Hettiarachchi stated that the Western and Southern Provincial Council Election was peaceful overall.

Media Spokesperson of CaFFE Keerthi Tennakoon stated that violence was low during this election.

Meanwhile, the Police Elections Complaint Secretariat has only received 8 complaints thus far.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that 6 complaints from the Western Province and 2 complaints from the Southern Province.

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