58 false ballot papers found in van in Hambantota

15 November 2019 05:02 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A driver of a van who arrived at the Tzu Chi National School in Hambantota to transport ballot papers was taken into custody today after fifty eight fake ballot papers were found in the van, the Hambantota Police said.

Senior Presiding Officer assigned to Itthademaliya polling station in Mulkirigala electorate has found these false ballot papers in the cabin, Hambantota District Returning Officer M.L. Bandula Harischandra said.

All of the false ballot papers found were unmarked with a remark written at the bottom of it indicating they were meant for awareness among voters, police said.

The suspect is a resident of Molakepu pathana in Tissamaharama.

Further investigations are on going.


  Comments - 4

  • Chandra Gupta Friday, 15 November 2019 05:38 PM

    Oka Namal Baby ge plan ekak tamai, Gota paradinawa danagena hora chanda dannai hadanne

    pawul family work Friday, 15 November 2019 05:48 PM

    Entire people of this country know .. Specially this will happen in hambantota bcos of the pawul family

    Ranjith Friday, 15 November 2019 06:29 PM

    May be fake ballot papers circulated in other areas as well over to election commissioner to conduct a free and fair election

    Saman Friday, 15 November 2019 06:34 PM

    This gang must be thinking that their still in power like 2015 election. If power comes to gang then expect what is next.

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