The Sierra Leone Police (SLP) Tuesday explained to journalists the series of election fraud reports on polling day. The Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) in charge of Kissy police, P.E.B. Wellington reported that he dealt with cases from Haja Fatmata Wellington, Ahmadiyya School and Kuntolor Muslim congress. He explained that at Haja Fatmata, six ballot boxes were sent, of which four boxes were used. The two he went on contained no sensitive materials and when the center manager tried to convey the boxes so she could have a supervisory role over them she was mobbed by some people suspecting her of conveying stuffed ballot boxes. At Ahmadiyya, he explained two extra boxes were found in a NEC rented private car with registration number ACV 432, for which the police intervened and displayed the two boxes in the full view of the people, but no sensitive material was found in them. At the approved school he continued the public suspected that boxes were stored in one of the classrooms but NEC explained that the school was used as a storage center for delivery of voting materials to other polling stations.Mr Wellington further explained that at Muslim Congress, the center manager was beaten up by some people, who alleged that he had wanted to tamper with the voting materials. With the confusion he explained the Kissy police had cause to order all countings to be done at the police station .Ten suspects according to him have been charged to court for assault on the center manager.
For B division, Superintendent Memunatu Bangura explained about the misconceptions at the Bishop Johnson Memorial where one of the class rooms was used as a storage facility.