IEC denies independent audit request by smaller parties

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The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will not agree to a demand made by disgruntled smaller parties for an independent audit.

This come after a group of 27 parties which had contested the elections had given the IEC an ultimatum for an independent audit be before 11am on Saturday.

The aggrieved parties have detailed allegations of various irregularities committed during the voting process on Wednesday. These include double voting and the use of ink that could be erased in some instances.