NEC received over 2000 complaints on propaganda violating election law

NEC received over 2000 complaints on propaganda violating election law

NEC received over 2000 complaints on propaganda violating election law

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

08 Jul, 2020 | 9:58 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The National Election Commission has received 2084 complaints with regard to election propaganda activities violating the law.

Issuing a communique, the NEC noted of the total complaints, only one was considered as a criminal offence.

According to NEC, a total of 1495 complaints were received by District Election Offices.

“The majority of complaints are lodged concerning the distribution of goods targeting the 2020 Parliamentary Election; which is considered as a form of bribing the voters,” according to Election Monitors.

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