Talawakelle-Lindula UC Vice Chairman arrested

The Vice-Chairman of the Talawakelle-Lindula Urban Council has been arrested over an election related violation.

The Police said that L. Bharathidasan was arrested over allegations he was in the possession of 219 sample ballot papers.  

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) said that Bharathidasan was arrested with sample ballot papers instructing voters to vote for the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP).