General Elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines will take place on November 5th, 2020. And the Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force (RSVGPF) is saying that violence has no place in the conduct of general elections.

In an official release, the RSVGPF said it had received reports of several acts of violence, damage to property, defacing of buildings and roads. These incidents include – the pulling down of a bill board and posters in Campden Park and other areas; throwing of missiles/stones and firing of gunshots in Rillan Hill.

IN response to these reports, the Force (RSVGPF) is calling on all Vincentians to “cease and desist” from all acts of violence and; or intimidation during this period of political campaigning.

The RSVGPF is strongly advising all political parties to adhere to the ‘spirit’ and ‘letter’ of the Code of Ethical and Political Conduct for the 2020 General Elections that was issued by the National Monitoring and Consultative Mechanism (NMCM) and signed by the two (2) major political parties.

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