Court orders investigations on Kalagedihena ballot paper incident

Monday, 28 January 2013 - 19:05


Court ordered the Nittambuwa police today to carryout an investigation to ascertain the manner in which a batch of ballot papers utilised during the 2010 presidential election had made their way to a place in Kalagedihena-Nittambuwa.


Although the Nittambuwa police had requested court to handover the ballot papers to an official from the elections department, the request was denied by the Aththanagalle Additional Magistrate.


On the 23rd of January residents discovered over 430 ballot papers from the 2010 Presidential Election strewn across a road near a school in Kalagedihena,