Over 60,000 police deployed on election duty

A total of 60,175 police officers are to be deployed from today for the upcoming Presidential election, the Police said.

In addition, 8,080 Civil Defense personnel would also be deployed on election duty from today.

Furthermore, local and international election observers have also been deployed around the country.

The Peoples Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) said that it would be deploying 4000 observers to monitor the election.

The European Union has deployed over 80 observers while the Commonwealth and other foreign groups are also in the country to observe the election.