Six Fonseka election offices destroyed, JVP complains

[TamilNet, Saturday, 23 January 2010, 11:35 GMT]
Armed gangs believed to be supporters of the ruling United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Friday night destroyed six election propaganda offices of common opposition candidate General (retd) Sarath Fonseka in separate incidents in the Gampaha district in the western province, according to Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) media spokesman.

The JVP spokesman said armed mobs smashed and destroyed the offices after threatening those present in the offices.

The incidents took place at Galwela Junction in Mahara, Mahabim at Biyagama, Makola, Galwala Junction, Pamuniwila and Malwana Junction, the spokesman added.

JVP officially Saturday lodged complaints with the respective police stations and the Office of the Commissioner of Elections.

 

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