A person has been arrested for distributing handbills promoting a presidential candidate. He was arrested in Weerakodiyana after distributing leaflets on a door-to-door basis.
Around 155 handbills have been recovered in his possession, Police said.
The Police Media Spokesperson stated that 83 persons have been arrested for violating election laws. SSP Ruwan Gunasekera, Police Media Spokesman, said that among them were also politicians.
214 of total election complaints since handing over of nominations have been received to Police so far.