27/09/2016 08h09 - Updated 27/09/2016 09h00

Missing 5 days for elections: voters can not be caught from today (27)

The exception is for flagrante delicto, or by virtue of condemnatory criminal sentence for a non-bailable crime, or, still, for failing to pass.
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From Tuesday (27) and even 48 hours after the closing of voting, no voter may be arrested or detained, except in flagrante delicto, or by virtue of condemnatory criminal sentence for a non-bailable crime, or, still, for failing to pass. The determination shown in the Electoral Code (article 236).

However, the voter may be caught in flagrante delicto is enlisting other voters or make urn mouth advertising on election day. Also a criminal offense to use speaker and amplifier, promote rally or motorcade and disclose any kind of political party propaganda or candidate.

The voter who is caught engaging in any such crimes will be punished with imprisonment from six months to one year, with the alternative of providing services to the community for the same period, and fine not value 5 thousand 15 thousand UFIR.

Source: TSE

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