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Monday, 31 March 2014 - 19:49
A marked polling card found in a school
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A marked polling card has been found abandoned in the Richard Pathirana Vidyalaya at Uluvitike Galle this morning.

A female student who spotted the polling card has handed it over to the school principal.

When police informed the incident to Galle District Deputy Election Commissioner Wimal Silva said the polling card was kept in his custody and an investigation has already been initiated over the incident.

He also said that this particular polling card would not bring any influence over the average election result.

However having lodged a complaints with the Poddala police, Galle district JVP candidate Rathna Gamage expressed his views to our news team.

This incident is the first one of its kind reported after the recently concluded the Western and the Southern Provincial Council elections
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