Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 January, 2010

Presidential Election 2010: Media Communiqu? No. 14

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17 January 2010, Colombo, Sri
Lanka
: As of 14th January 2010, CMEV has
confirmed a cumulative total of 609 incidents of election related
violence of which 271 incidents have been categorized as Major. Of
these, 2 incidents of Murder, 5 incidents of Attempted Murders, 73
incidents are of Assault, 77 are of Threat and Intimidation, 27 of
Grievous Hurt, 30 incidents of Hurt, 35 cases of the Misuse of State
Resources and 11 incidents of Robbery and Arson respectively. The total
number of incidents involving the use of firearms is 88. In addition,
338 incidents have been categorized as Minor.

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Presidential Election 2010: Media Communiqu? No. 14