147 reports of election law violation during Election - PAFFREL

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 7:11 PM Aug 5 2020
General Election 2020 147 reports of election law violation during Election - PAFFREL

A total of 147 violations of election law were reported to the People's Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. today (05).

Of these, 101 reports were confirmed, while the remaining 46 remain unconfirmed.

A majority (60) of these reports were filed for the illegal distribution of election propaganda, followed by 33 reports of voter intimidation. Six incidents of violence were reported.

The highest number of violations were reported from the Kandy District (20), followed by Kurunegala District (17) and Colombo District (15).

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 7:11 PM Aug 5 2020

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