Monday 1 June, 2020

Guyana Elections Commission slams fake email

Duarte Hetsberger, Personal Assistant to the Chief Election Officer.

Duarte Hetsberger, Personal Assistant to the Chief Election Officer.

The Guyana Elections Commission said an email circulating on social media where Duarte Hetsberger, Personal Assistant to the Chief Election Officer, allegedly claimed that he destroyed electoral information and presented a substituted declaration of the Region 4 results, is fake.

GECOM made the comment today as it called on Guyanese to be vigilant and disregard fake news that is meant to “cause distractions and chaos.”

“The Commission views this recent malicious act not only as a personal attack on Mr Hetsberger and the integrity of the Chief Election Officer but also an attempt to create mischief and confusion,” GECOM added.

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