Deputy Mayor exposed as a vote-rigger in the Mykolaiv region
A deputy mayor of a town in the Mykolaiv region who in November 2004, during the second round of the election of the President of Ukraine, organized, in agreement with members of the district election commission, rigging of voter lists outside the election station has been exposed. As a result, 611 voting papers of people either dead or absent got into the ballot-boxes.
The PR-Department of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine informs that a criminal case has been started in connection with the crime as set out in part 2 of Article 264 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (misuse of power or authority by officials).
26 October 2005