Army Arrests 24 Suspects for Snatching Ballot Boxes — Spokesperson

The Nigerian Army said it arrested no fewer than 24 suspects in connection with electoral offences during the Saturday Governorship and House Assembly elections in Imo, Abia and Cross River.In a statement on Tuesday, Sagir Musa, the army spokesperson said 15 suspects were arrested in Abia.Mr Musa said of the 15 suspects, five were political thugs, arrested at Lokpanta while on their way to disrupt election at Lekwesi community.The army spokesperson said camouflage trousers, daggers and assorted charms were recovered from them.He said the other six suspects were arrested at Osisioma junction while they were conveying already thumb printed ballot papers in a vehicle.

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