Police initiates case on violation of secret suffrage due to numbers on ballots.

Police investigators initiated criminal proceedings after Brovary police department (Kyiv region) received a notification from a voter that a deliberate violation of the secrecy of voting was committed by applying a unique registration number to the ballot paper and on its stub.

Brovary police said on its Facebook page that the presence of such a number in the future may make it possible to establish the content of the will of citizens who took part in the elections.

The criminal proceedings was initiated under Part 2 of Article 159 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the secrecy of voting by an authorized person), the sanction of which provides for custodial restraint for up to three years or imprisonment for the same period with the deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for the period from one to three years. The pretrial investigation is underway.

Local elections are held in Ukraine on October 25.

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