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Army cancels leave for elections

19 January 2010 10:04 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


All leave taken by Army personnel have been canceled until further notice due to election duty for the Presidential Elections next week, Military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara told Daily Mirror online.

He added that personnel with emergencies will be permitted to take the necessary leave while others who did not take use of the postal voting will also be allowed to vote on the 26th. (GS)

  Comments - 8

  • Tuesday, 19 January 2010 10:23 AM

    Very good. They'll be in uniform and armed.

    Tuesday, 19 January 2010 10:54 AM

    Good! SF can take over the country with the army if he loses!
    No way to lose now

    Tuesday, 19 January 2010 11:38 AM

    TRICKS ?

    Tuesday, 19 January 2010 11:55 AM

    Army wil take over if SF WINS.

    Tuesday, 19 January 2010 12:47 PM

    Curfew is on the way !.

    Tuesday, 19 January 2010 02:33 PM

    hope they are not used to manipulate the ballots like in our friendly countries Iran, Myanmar ....

    Wednesday, 20 January 2010 06:57 AM

    This is to stop the 30,000 army men who have taken leave and are working for SF ! Too little too LATE !

    Wednesday, 20 January 2010 09:44 AM

    Hey ! you Brigadier will get compulsory leave, can stay at home forever.

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