Port Harcourt - The Rivers Police Command said on
Sunday that its officers have arrested 104 persons for election-related
offences in the state.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command, Ahmad Muhammad, a
DSP, said in a statement in Port Harcourt that the police had begun
investigating 41 different cases involving the suspects.
"The Command is discreetly investigating 41 different cases
involving 104 suspects arrested on election days from different parts of
the state,’’ he said.
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Muhammad said the suspects were arrested for alleged offences against
the Electoral Act 2010 or other extant laws of the country.
"Items recovered from the suspects included multiple Permanent Voter
Cards (PVC), offensive weapons and electoral materials, including
ballot papers and boxes," he said.
He added that the suspects would be charged to court on completion of investigations.