Posted by News Express | 6 November 2016 | 2,667 times
Rivers Police Command said on Sunday that it had arrested three persons for allegedly printing fake ballot papers for the re-run legislative election in the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has fixed Dec. 10 to conduct the election in the state.
Mr Nnamdi Omoni, a DSP and Public Relations Officer of the command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the suspects were arrested on Saturday at D/Line area of Port Harcourt.
He said personnel of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) made the arrest.
“I can confirm the arrest of three suspects. The matter is with us and the Commissioner of Police has ordered discreet investigation.
“I can assure you that it is being given adequate attention and at the end of investigation, we will come out with our position,” he said.
Omoni said that the state CID was currently handling the matter while the command would make its findings known at the end of the investigation.
He urged the people to give police useful information that would assist it fight crime in the state.
•Photo shows INEC ballot paper.
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