EC requests to submit formal complaints regarding officials

Inside the Local Council Election on 6 May 2017. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Elections Commission has asked to formally file any complaints regarding any officials selected to be near the ballot boxes during the Presidential Election. 

The Commission have been criticized on social media after some officials have been taking part in political campaigns. 

Member ans spokesperson of the Elections Commission, Ahmed Akram said that there have been no formal complaints been filed against any officials. But there have been complaints on social media and requested that complaints be submitted formally. 

Akram said that no one who belongs to any political party have been selected as an official. The selected people have been banned from being involved in any political campaigns and those who violate that regulation would not be allowed to attend. 

Officials were selected after an interviewing the applicants.