Over 60 arrested in election related incidents

HandcuffsOver 60 people have been arrested in election related incidents so far, police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

Gunasekera said that from the day parliament was dissolved and elections were called for, 46 election related incidents were reported.

He said that the 60 people arrested as of this morning (Sunday) were involved in the 46 election related incidents.

Gunasekera said that the police divisions from where the 46 election related incidents were reported, are investigating the incidents.

The police are also investigating the street processions held on the final day of accepting nominations for the August Parliament election. (Colombo Gazette)

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