Police launch inquiry into electoral fraud allegation in South Thanet

Kent Police have launched an inquiry into an allegation of electoral fraud in the Thanet South seat in Kent.

The constituency is the seat that UKIP leader Nigel Farage contested, but failed to win in the General Election.

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Kent Police investigate ballot box tampering claims

Kent Police have confirmed that they are investigating allegations that ballot boxes may have been tampered with, in what was one of the highest profile election battles in the country last week.

Last Friday morning, Nigel Farage was defeated in his attempt to become an MP in South Thanet for UKIP. He lost to the Conservative candidate by more than 2,800 votes.

But after claims that ballot boxes were interfered with, Kent Police say they are now conducting enquiries into electoral fraud in the constituency. Here's our Political Correspondent, Phil Hornby.

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