116 arrested for election related violence

Friday, 13 September 2013 - 19:06


Police Media Spokesman Office stated that 1 hundred and 16 persons were arrested in connection with election violation incidents while election related complaints rose up to 136.

He also said that arrangement have been made to deploy more police officers to areas where more complaints are made from.

The Election Commission Complaint Inquiry Unit stated that the total number of election related complaints has risen to 4 hundred and 4, including 3 hundred and 61 incidents of election rules violations.


A Unit spokesman told our news team that the Kurunegala district has topped the incidents by recording 1 hundred and 8 complaints while 68 complaints recorded from the Kandy district, 55 from the Matale district, 47 from the Nuwara Eliya district and 30 complaints recorded from the Jaffna district.