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Six Incidents Of Election Related Violence

Jan 30, 2011 9:11:16 PM - thesundayleader.lk

Election monitoring group PAFFREL has stated that six incidents of election related violence have been reported since the commencement of campaigning for the local government elections in March.

PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hettiarachchi has said that four of the incidents were inter party clashes.

Police Spokesperson SP Preshantha Jayakody has told the media that the police have also initiated a propgramme to educate candidates of the election laws and the need to abide by them.