Sri Lanka Government Sri Lanka

Court disqualifies local government member for bribing voters

Reading now: 609
www.newsfirst.lk

COLOMBO (News 1st); A Sri Lankan Court has ruled that bribing the voters at elections will result in the perpetrator losing the seat.The Moneragla High Court disqualified a member of the Monaragala Pradeshiya Sabha, following a case filed by People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL).Taking up the case for hearing, Moneragala High Court Judge Ranga Dissanayake held that it was proved that the member had offered various types of bribes to obtain votes to be elected.People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) has commended the court ruling.Executive Director of PAFFREL Rohana Hettiarachchi said the court ruling is a reminder that bribing the voters at future elections will result in the perpetrator losing the seat..

Read more on newsfirst.lk
The website covid-19.rehab is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News