Elections Dept. officials obstructed from executing duties in Matara

Elections Dept. officials obstructed from executing duties in Matara

Written by Bella Dalima

28 Mar, 2014 | 3:16 pm

The police have commenced investigations into an incident where a group of officials from the Elections Department including an Assistant Elections Commissioner, were obstructed from executing their duties in Matara.

Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said that steps have been taken to deploy senior officials from his department to investigate the incident.

The investigative officers were hindered from performing their duties and threatened when they attempted to remove the propaganda posters of a candidate on Beach Road in Matara.

The Elections Commissioner stated that a complaint has been lodged with the police in this regard.

 

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