30/10/2003

Man arrested over Electoral Office fraud

A 58-year-old man from Co Tyrone has been arrested and charged following a police investigation into irregularities at an Electoral Office in the west of the province.

The man was charged with 30 offences, 17 of which relate to theft and 13 of fake accounting.

He will appear before a court in Omagh on November 11.

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