300,000 fake ballot papers in circulation, DIG warns

[TamilNet, Saturday, 23 January 2010, 11:31 GMT]
More than three hundred thousand fake ballot papers are in circulation in several parts of the country with three days left for the presidential election, scheduled to be held on January 26.

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Gamini Navaratne who is charge of the police election unit has sought public support to crackdown fake ballot paper distribution.

DIG told Colombo media Saturday already the police had seized two ballot boxes filled with about twenty thousand fake ballot papers before being transported to Puththa'lam.

 

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