Police Arrest Personnel Involved In Electoral Malpractice
Following a video which trended on social media suggesting the involvement of some police personnel operating in a Pick-Up-Vehicle with inscription “RRT 050” in alleged electoral malpractice, Rivers State Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one officer and three inspectors for interrogation.
The spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command, SP Grace Iringe Koko disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
SP Koko said the police pick-up van in the trending video has also been impounded for thorough investigation.
She said the Command assures the electorate in Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law, and ensuring that all offenders found culpable are adequately sanctioned while urging all residents to remain calm and await official announcement of the result of the election.
Our reporter gathered that the incident occurred in Omuma Local Government Area of Rivers State.