Police have received 57 complaints of election-related cases: spokesman

Breaking News February 04, 2014 00:00

Police are investigating 55 cases of alleged election law violations and have forwarded two cases to the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Royal Thai Police spokesman said Tuesday.

Pol Maj Gen Piya Uthayo, the police spoksman, said police had received 57 complaints of alleged violations of election laws from January 9 to February 2.

Of the 57 complaints, 22 cases were complaints against the protest leaders for blocking voters from exercising their right and 14 cases were complaints of alleged nonfeasance against election officials, Piya said.

In ten cases, voters were accusing of destroying ballots while three shop owners were accused of violating the ban on alcoholic sale on the election day until 6 pm of the following day.

There were also two physical assault cases, two emergency decree violation cases, and a defamation case as well as three cases in which suspects were accused of destroying campaign signs.

The Nation


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