Army Recovers Illegal Arms In Rivers

Army Recovers Illegal Arms In RiversSoldiers in Rivers State have recovered a cache of arms during an operation in Ahoada East, Ogbakiri in Emohua and Buguma, Asari Toru Local Government Areas of the state.

Meanwhile, the Rivers State Government, has alleged that the Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Amadi has released Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, adhoc staff allegedly caught thumb-printing ballot papers for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates in the April polls.

Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, David Iyofor, in a statement, yesterday, said: “The adhoc staff of INEC were arrested on Sunday, one day after the governorship and House of Assembly elections in a private residence in Rumueprikom, Port Harcourt, (allegedly) thumb-printing ballot papers for PDP candidates. The INEC personnel were arrested by policemen from MOPOL 19.

“However, as the arrested INEC staff were being moved, the MOPOL team were intercepted by a Divisional Police Officer in Rumueprikom Police Station, who informed Mr Amadi. He came and released the arrested INEC staff. He took them to INEC office.”

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