By a County Press reporter
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
THE UKIP candidate accused of falsifying signatures on electoral papers has been summoned to appear before Isle of Wight magistrates.
Police today (Wednesday) confirmed a 51-year-old man, understood to be UKIP candidate Richard Wilkins, of Fairmount Drive, Newport, had been issued with a summons to attend court next Friday, November 1.
A police spokesman said: "He is accused under the Representation of the People Act 1983 of causing or permitting six false signatures on local government nomination papers between March and April 2013 for use in an Isle of Wight Council election.
"The summons to court follows an investigation by Isle of Wight CID with support and advice from the Crown Prosecution Service.
"The 51-year-old man agreed to be voluntarily interviewed under caution by police on April 28, 2013. He was not arrested."
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