2 men nabbed with ballot papers in Kano 2 days to presidential polls

Posted by Ramatu Garba | 14 February 2019 | 1,921 times

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The Kano Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 14 bags of fake specimen ballot papers in Kano metropolis.

The Command’s Public Relations officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, who made the comfirmation to newsmen in Kano on Thursday, said the suspects were apprehended around Metro Police Area Command.

He said that the suspects were apprehended on Feb.13, Wednesday evening by some police officers attached to Metro Area Command in the metropolis.

Haruna said during interrogation, the suspects said they came from Jigawa state, adding that the materials were meant for sensitization and orientation purpose.

“The ballot papers are specimen so they are not genuine ballot papers,”he said.

He said investigation was still ongoing as the case had since been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Development (CID). (NAN)

Source: News Express

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