4 voters say their ICs used by unknown persons

Voting took place today in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election in Johor.

PONTIAN: Police have received four reports of identity cards belonging to voters being used by unidentified persons in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election.

Pontian district police chief Supt Mustafa Bakri said investigations revealed the cases occurred at three polling centres.

Two incidents were reported at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Sungai Boh, one at SK Sungai Bunyi and another at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sri Kukup.

“A police report was lodged at the Pontian police station while the rest were lodged at the Permas station,” he said.

“The complainant informed the matter to the Election Commission (EC) and was later advised to make a report at the nearest police station,” he said. The case has been referred to the EC for further action.