IEC refers suspected vote violations to prosecution

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AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said Tuesday that it referred seven cases to the public prosecutor on suspicion of violating vote secrecy during local elections, without giving further details about the incidents, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

IEC spokesperson Mohammad Rawashdeh said that an investigation is already under way in 16 cases suspected of “influencing the will of voters by using black money (vote buying)”.

He added that nine cybercrimes, whose nature or connection to the voting process was not disclosed, were also referred to the pertinent authorities.

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