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Over 100 Persons Arrested For Elections Law Violations

Mar 6, 2011 8:11:30 PM - thesundayleader.lk

The Police Election Secretariat has said that over 100 persons have been arrested for the violation of election laws in the run up to the local government elections on the 17th.

According to the Police Election Secretariat, 130 persons have been arrested for violating election laws and are to be presented before courts.

Head of the Secretariat Senior DIG Gamini Navaratne has told the media that the pre-election incidents reported so far are marginally lower than the previous elections.

DIG Navaratne has said that a majority of complaints received by the Police are of minor incidents.