Rivers rerun: Police confirm 1 person dead, 12 arrests — Nigeria Today
Pages Navigation Menu

Latest and breaking news, sports and all that is trending today

Rivers rerun: Police confirm 1 person dead, 12 arrests



The Police Command in Rivers has confirmed that one person died while 12 others were arrested during Saturday’s legislative rerun elections in the state.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Ahmad Muhammad, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt on Saturday that it received report about the death of one person in Eleme, Eleme Local Government.

Muhammad said 10 people were arrested in Eleme while two were picked up on their way to Akinima, Ahoada West Local Government Area.

“The suspects committed election-related offences. They are being interrogated while investigation has commenced on the offences committed,” he said.

He also said the police did not know what caused the death of a middle-aged man in Eleme and that the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area received the report.
He said the command did necessary deployments to ensure credible elections in the state.

Do you have something awesome to share with the world? Click here to share

Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Click here to ask

Follow us on twitter @NigeriaTodayNG

Also, Like us on facebook

This post was syndicated from The Guardian Nigeria. Click here to read the full text on the original website.


Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
Download the Nigeria Today app from Play store. Click here download now
Hello. Add your message here.