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#JaVotes2016: Voting now at new location after fire at Hanover polling station

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2016 | 2:57 AM

Voting is now progressing at the home of Fitzroy Bailey, a resident of Knockalva in the Hanover Eastern constituency following a fire at the Knockalva Basic School which was to serve as a polling station.

The building was set ablaze about 2 o'clock  this morning. 

Commanding officer for the Hanover police, Superintendent Arthel Colley, said he was unable to give additional information, but stressed that the police are investigating and will provide an update as soon as possible. 

Listen: Ombudsman speaks about fire at Hanover polling station

Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown has condemned the incident.

HANOVER EASTERN CANDIDATES:
JLP: Dave Hume Brown
PNP: Wynter McIntosh