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Sunday, 5 May 2013

Violence, 'faulty ink' mar Malaysian vote

Hong Kong (CNN) - Malaysia's closest-ever election is also fast becoming what some have described as its most violent amid reports of petrol bombs, texted death threats and beatings in the weeks leading up to Sunday's poll.

Just days before polling booths opened, the potential for voter fraud was also being alleged after reports that indelible ink used to mark the fingers of advance voters was washing off with water.

"The whole purpose of introducing indelible ink is to cut off multiple voters -- that is now being compromised by low quality ink," said Maria Chin Abdullah from BERSIH 2.0, which campaigns for electoral reform.

More: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/05/02/world/asia/malaysia-election-preview/?hpt=hp_inthenews

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

ink on my finger was washed off easily with soap !!!!!

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