Police arrest 10 for electoral offences in Niger

By Tina George, Minna

#TrackNigeria: The Nigeria Police have arrested ten people for various electoral offences by the Police in Niger state. 

A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abubakar Muhammad Friday said the suspects were arrested in Lapai, Mokwa and Bida local government areas of the state. 

According to the statement, the offences include ballot boxes snatching, unlawful possession of 12 PVCs, destruction of ballot papers and disruption of the peaceful conduct of voting at polling units. 

The PPRO said that the suspects and exhibits have been transferred to Force Headquarters for continuous investigation and prosecution.

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