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Several card readers stolen in Imo

2015-03-28 18:48
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Imo - Several card readers have been reported to be missing in Imo State by youths who protested and turned violent after they went missing, TheGuardian reported.

The complaint however, has been reported to the Resident Electoral Commission in the state, Dr Gabriel Ada.

Also read: Card readers shut out voters in Bauchi

Police were called to the scene and intervened on the matter as 17 of the card readers have been stolen according to State Police Commissioner, Austin Evbakhavbokun.

On Friday, about 6000 policemen were deployed to the area to offer security during the polls but no one knows at this stage how the crad readers could have gone missing.

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