The Election Commission has denied claims made on the social media that the 14th general election will be held this October.
It said the postings by "irresponsible people since yesterday" were meant to confuse the public.
In a statement today, the commission added that it was considering lodging a police report on this matter.
“The fact is that the video, which went viral, is a simulation exercise by the EC officers.
“The EC would continue to observe and study the validity of the false news uploaded on the social media to ensure there are no efforts to tarnish its reputation,” it said...