Prosecution authorities have opened a criminal investigation into the falsification of ballots in the district number 223, said Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka, reports Censor.NET.
"(What happened) in 223 district is pure fraud. Complaints have been considered and grounds for a criminal case found," he said at a news conference on Monday.
"A criminal investigation was launched into the falsification of election documents and their use which affected the results of the vote of voters in the constituency, for the crime of Article 158 paragraph 3 of the Criminal Code (falsification of electoral documents)," - he said.
According to the Prosecutor General, the investigation will establish individuals who falsified ballots in the district. In particular, he said that 402 ballots were marked in favor of two candidates.