Ten senior polling officers removed from election duty

Ten senior polling officers who were assigned for election duties have been removed as they were found to have engaged in the election campaign of a certain political party, Nuwara Eliya District Returning Officer Rohana Pushpakumara said.

He said that following complaints against these officers (government teachers by professions) had attended election meetings of a certain political party, steps were taken to remove them with immediate effect. Further investigations are underway, he added

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