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203 Electoral Offenders Were Arrested During Recent Elections – Police

Nigeria Police Force

Nigeria Police Force

The Nigeria Police Force has come out to vow to prosecute no fewer than 203 electoral offenders who were arrested in 20 states during the just concluded general election.

The Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Frank Mba recently had his say while speaking to the press, and fans have been reacting.

According to him, the suspects would face trial after investigations, and anyone found guilty would be thoroughly dealt with.

Mba added that the offenders were arrested for various offences, including unlawful possession of weapons and disorderly behaviour around polling units

His words, “A total of 30 persons were arrested for various offences, ranging from unlawful possession of weapons to disorderly behaviour around polling units, conduct likely to cause a breach of peace and also for offences relating to undue influence and attempt to indulge in vote-buying.

We also recovered a total of 12 firearms of different mixes and shapes, most of them are locally fabricated short guns.

We also recovered one Beretta, an English-made pistol. We recovered a total of 25 live cartridges and eight expended cartridges. We also have with us a total of 235 credit cards or ATM cards which are very customized ATM and credit cards.”

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