Multiple polls related violations reported

A number of polls related violations were reported during the first few hours of the presidential election.

The CMEV said the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna(SLPP) has topped its list of election related violations during the time span of  7. a.m to 10.a.m this morning.

According to the CMEV election related violations by the SLPP has been recorded as 49.

Election related violations by the New Democratic Front(NDF) has been recorded as 14.

CMEV said only one instance of Election related violations by the National People’s Power (NPP) has been recorded so far.

CMEV added that 2 government officials have been involved in election related violations.

Meanwhile, PAFFREL has received 65 complaints/ incidents in related to the presidential polls from the period of 7 p.m. to 12 p.m. today.

Of them, two are related to Acts of Violence, and 2 incidents of Electoral Law/ General Law violations

However, PAFFREL said no hospitalizations have been reported so far.