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* Opposition candidate's election office attacked in Trincomalee
Mon, Dec 29, 2014, 12:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 28, Colombo: The Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV), the official poll monitor for the Sri Lanka Presidential election, reports of an attack on an election office of the opposition New Democratic Front (NDF) located at Erakkandi in Trincomalee.

The Secretary for Monitoring Election Activities for NDF in the Erakkandi area had reported that the attack had taken place at around 1.00 Am on 28th December 2014.

According to the complainant, 7 iron polls which were used for hanging flags of the party had been stolen and office decorations had been completely destroyed. According to him one iron poll would cost around Rs. 2000.

He said the office is a notified party office with the approval of the Election Commissioner and Police.

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