ELECTION VANDALISM SURFACES

Three people were taken in for questioning yesterday for allegedly breaching the Electoral Decree of 2014.

The three are alleged to have vandalized a banner of a political party that was posted on the wall of a building on main street Labasa town.

A report was received after a member of the party?s Labasa branch noticed their banner was now covered with another party?s banner. Numbers were also written in black paint beside the political party?s banner.

Two more people will be brought in for questioning for their alleged involvement. Police have conducted the initial investigations and the matter will be handed over to FICAC this morning.

Meanwhile a report of another alleged breach of the Electoral Decree of 2014 was received at the Nasinu Police Station yesterday.

The police report states the candidate upon checking on his banner which was posted on the wall of a supermarket complex found it missing and replaced by another candidate?s banner.

The discovery was made last night. No one has been taken in for questioning as of this morning. Police will be conducting the initial investigations before the matter is handed over to FICAC.

FIJI POLICE