By Amreen Ameen
The police have received information that around 300,000 fake ballot papers are circulating around the country and sought public support to crack down on its distribution.
Senior DIG of the police elections unit Gamini Navaratna, speaking to Daily Mirror online, said that the revelation came following the detection of 21700 fake ballot papers this week.
He said that the police are now trying to identify where the nearly 300,000 fake ballot papers are being distributed.
The police had this week detected two ballot boxes in Pettah filled with 21700 fake ballot papers which were being prepared to be transported to Puttalam.