There are moves to mislead the police by claiming that there was violence in some places and investigations to nab these rumour mongers are underway, DIG Elections, Gamini Navaratne told Daily Mirror online.
The DIG said that since polling began early this morning, they had received reports that some individuals had been lodging complaints claiming that violence had struck some areas only to alert the security ‘unnecessarily’.
“So far everything is peaceful. We have not received any complaints of violence. However investigations are underway to identify these rumour mongers,” DIG Navaratne said.
A total of 81,000 military personnel have been deployed islandwide to maintain security while voters cast their votes today, the DIG added. (JN)
Probably these rumour mongers setting up the stage for excuses after the defeat.
Thursday, 08 April 2010 03:57 AM
it is not too much to confuse the Police
Thursday, 08 April 2010 04:33 AM
ATLEAST,MAY THIS ELECTION END WITHOUT VIOLENCE-GOD
Thursday, 08 April 2010 04:40 AM
Police - please take action to see that buses are provided to voters in the north so that they could cast their votes.
Thursday, 08 April 2010 05:53 AM
Cops are always misled by their Bosses !.
Thursday, 08 April 2010 06:34 AM
Onna thawath boruwak! they will arrest the complainants- not the perpetrators of violence!!
Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:10 AM
The 3 blind mice.The EC.,IGP,&GOVT.
Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:13 AM
These babies in the Police should be given the feeding bottle!!
Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:25 AM
So who ever complaints to the police will be marked as a person who complained unneccasarily.. Of course DIG Navaratne has to do his part to win t he election for MR, I'm sure that's why he was appointed as well.. Thank you Daily Mirror for covering this story.. It will show the International media that there are still some institutions that fight Human Rights Violations
Thursday, 08 April 2010 07:26 AM
DIG, R U sleeping & dreaming?
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