Kano re-run: Police arrest 3 suspects for electoral offence

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Police IG Muhammadu Adamu

By Ramatu Garba

The Kano State Police Command said it has arrested three suspects over alleged possession of voter cards and money during the Jan. 25, national and state House of Assembly re-run election.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Tuesday in Kano.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the House of Representatives and state House of Assembly re-run election was held in nine local government areas of the state.

They are Kiru/Bebeji, Tudun Wada/Doguwa and Kumbotso Federal Constituencies as well as Madobi, Minjibir, Rogo and Bunkure State Constituencies.

The elections were conducted peacefully in the affected areas.

Haruna said that proactive measures adopted by the command led to the arrest of the suspects for either being in possession of voter cards or money suspected to be for votes buying.

“Investigation has commenced and results will be forwarded to the Independent…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria