Celibashi: Investigations of 25th April elections, falsification and voting more than once

schedule12:18 - 26 Maj, 2021

schedule 12:18 - 26 Maj, 2021

There are 10 requests for information and 2 decisions for sequestration of election materials submitted to the Central Election Commission by the SPAK and the district prosecutors in connection with the April 25 elections. The Chief Commission Ilirjan Celibashi has declared through a status on social networks that investigations have been launched for falsification of material or results, voting more than once or violation of the secrecy of the ballot.

Celibashi emphasizes that after the closing of the grievance review process, the CEC will refer to the Prosecutor all suspicious cases of election violations.

“For the elections of April 25, 2021, 10 requests for information & 2 decisions for sequestration of election materials were submitted to the CEC by the SPAK & the Prosecution of Tirana, Gjirokastra, Puka, Vlora & Elbasan. Film footage of the counting process has been requested by the Tirana Police.

For the elections 25 April 2021 have started investigations for: Falsification of election material & election results, obstruction of electoral subjects, Voting more than once / without being identified….

Investigations also for: Violation of the secrecy of the ballot, Active corruption in the elections, intimidation / rape of participants in the elections, illegal acquisition or use of identification documents. After the closing of the process of reviewing the administrative complaints for the elections of April 25, 2021, the CEC will refer to the Prosecutor’s Office all the suspicious cases of election violations “, writes Celibashi./abcnews.al