The Independent Election Commission announced on Saturday that more than 170 candidates were introduced to the Electoral Complaints CommissionHead of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) said these candidates are still considered as suspects and decisions about them will be taken after investigations are completed.
IEC also announced that the final results of Afghanistan's parliamentary elections that were previously planned to be declared on 30th October will be delayed.
Head of the IEC, Fazal Ahmad Manawi, said the results of more than 440 polling centres have been declared invalid so far.
"The votes of polling centres that have been declared invalid in the past few days reach 142 and a total of 442 voting centres have been declared invalid so far," Manawi said.
"The recounting of votes in 334 polling centres have been ordered recently and the votes of a total of 828 vote counting centres are ordered to be recounted," he added.
Head of the IEC emphasised over its decisions about those candidates who had been introduced to the Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC) and added that the commission will accept no deals as well as pressures from influential people.
"We introduced 29 other candidates to the ECC recently and the total number of those introduced to the ECC so far has reached 171 people," Manawi said.
"It is worth mentioning that the candidates whom we are introducing to the ECC are termed as the ones whom we have heard complaints about; that means they are the suspected ones," he added.
IEC says the final list of names of those poll workers who were involved in electoral frauds will be announced soon.