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* Election watchdog in Sri Lanka notes police inaction over election law violations
Mon, Feb 10, 2014, 08:58 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 10, Colombo: An election monitoring body in Sri Lanka has expressed doubts over the role played by the police in the run up to the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections.

The Peoples Action for a Free and Fair Election (PAFFREL) has said that the police had failed to take action in several incidents where election laws have been flouted.

Executive Director of PAFFREL, Rohana Hettiarachchi told the media that there are doubts over the impartiality of the police in the run up to the election.

He explained that the police had failed to take action against several processions which held in Galle, Aluthgama, Colombo and Katunayake during the nominations period despite a directive by the Elections Department to prevent such scenarios.

The watchdog will write a letter to the Inspector General of Police on the matter requesting urgent attention, Hettiarachchi said.

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