Complaints and murders, this is how elections take place in Colombia

Bogota Colombia.- The second round of the presidential elections in Colombia takes place between alleged erasures in the electoral ballots, the death of two militants of the Historical Pact and almost 2 thousand complaints, according to what was reported by local media.

Before noon, dozens of users on social networks published photographs in which small crossings can be seen in the blank voting space of the electoral ballot.

According to the electoral body, the ballots should not have any type of mark, so they asked the public to request another ballot in case they observe this type of anomaly.

The candidate Gustavo Petro, after exercising his vote, denounced that the denunciations of the marked electoral cards are largely in places where the vote favors him.

On the other hand, authorities confirmed the death of two militants of the left-wing party Historical Pact, who were part of the campaign in the department of Cauca.

According to local media, the human rights defender Roberto Carlos Rivas was assassinated in the San Martín neighborhood, when he was on his way to the place where he was designated to be an electoral witness.

Armed individuals intercepted him and shot him several times, they reported.

For his part, the Minister of the Interior, Daniel Palacios, shared a balance of 1,938 complaints that have been filed during these elections.

According to the official, 1,878 have been in Colombia and the rest abroad.

Bogotá leads the number of complaints with 454, followed by Antioquia with 382, ​​Valle del Cauca reported 163 and Santander 102.

In the early hours of the morning, President Ivan Duque reported the arrests of alleged members of insurgent groups in Colombia.

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