Kogi Polls: 2 fake civil defence men arrested for hijacking electoral material

Two men reported to be fake Civil defence officers have been arrested in Kogi state for allegedly hijacking electoral materials in the ongoing election in the state.

2 fake civil defence men arrested in Kogi for hijacking electoral materials

The Deputy Director, Public Communications of the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council, Usman Austin, on Saturday, raised the alarm that the two young men who dressed in the uniform of officials of the Corps were apprehended in Ayingba Dekina Local Government Area by the people, The Punch reports.

According to reports, the suspects were later handed over to the police.

Usman also said that electoral materials in Odu 1 and 2 wards and Community High School in Ayingba, had been hijacked by thugs.

He explained that the thugs came in a Gulf vehicle.

He said,

“Two boys who dressed in fake civil defence attire were apprehended by the people. The police took them in the area commander at Ayingba.

“In Community High School, Ayingba, the voting materials have been hijacked by the thugs. Some people came in with Gulf, stole the election materials and ran away.

“Inward 1 and 2 of Odu, the election materials had been hijacked by the thugs.”

Culled from The Punch

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