Police in Sokoto State have arrested a person, Nasiru Idris, in possession of over 100 everlasting voters’ playing cards belonging to totally different individuals.
Briefing journalists, the commissioner of police, Mohammed Usaini Gumel, stated the arrest was made attainable via credible data in Sabon Birnin native authorities space of the state.
The commissioner stated the police have been but to hint the precise homeowners of the PVCs however had via investigation discovered that the homeowners weren’t all residents of Sabon Birni the place the suspect was arrested.
He urged members of the general public, particularly these with circumstances of lacking PVCs to go to the command headquarters the place copies of the PVCs could be displayed for identification and assortment, earlier than the unclaimed ones could be returned to INEC.
The commissioner stated the prosecution of the suspect will probably be facilitated by the proofs and testimonies of householders who would present up on the command headquarters to say their PVCs.
In one other improvement, the commissioner additionally embellished seven newly promoted officers on the command with a cost to redouble their efforts in combating crimes.