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Rivers State Police Arrest Officers Accused Of Snatching Ballot Box In Viral Video



Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it has arrested the officers accused of allegedly snatching a ballot box on Saturday election in a viral video.

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Spokesperson of the Rivers State Police command, SP. Grace Iringe-Koko disclosed this in a statement posted on the Twitter handle of the command.

According to the statement, one officer and three Inspectors have been arrested and taken into custody for interrogation.

The statement reads, “Following a video which  trended on social media and which suggested  the involvement of some police personnel operating in a Pick-up vehicle with the inscription “RRT 050” in alleged electoral malpractice

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“Rivers State Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one officer and three Inspectors for interrogation.

“The police pick-up van in the trending video has also been impounded for a thorough investigation. The Command hereby assures the electorate in Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law and ensuring that all offenders found culpable are adequately sanctioned.

“The command urges all residents to remain calm and await the official announcement of the result of the election.”

In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi swept the entire Enugu state in Saturday’s presidential election conducted in the state.

Peter Obi was therefore declared the winner of the presidential election in the state.

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