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* Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks police to seize government vehicles used for election campaigns
Sun, Feb 16, 2014, 11:43 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has in writing asked the Inspector General of Police N. K. Ilangakoon to seize all government vehicles used by the politicians for election campaigns.

The Election Department has received numerous complaints regarding the misuse of public vehicles for campaign purposes and the issue has been discussed last week during the party secretaries' meeting.

The Elections Commissioner has also asked the police to charge any candidate misusing government property for election campaigns.

Elections for Sri Lanka's Western and Southern Provincial Councils will be held on 29th March.

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