Japan concerned at electioneering violence


New Age Online

Japan on Friday expressed concern over a series of violence during election campaign and hoped that all will play role in ensuring free, fair and peaceful elections.
‘We expect all the stakeholders to exercise utmost restraint and strive to play a constructive role to ensure the election campaign and elections to be conducted in a free, fair, and peaceful manner,’ Japan said in a statement, reports United News of Bangladesh.
It noted with concern that the series of violence that have occurred during the electioneering for the City Corporation Elections which are scheduled for April 28.
‘Whatever the case may be, we believe such acts are great disservice to the public, to society and to the people seeking for successful elections,’ it said.

Source: New Age