Police arrest 15 over election violence in Kogi

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Lokoja – Command Kogi on Thursday said it arrested 15 persons for various offences during April 11 Governorship and of elections state.

command’s , ASP Shola Adebayo, a in Lokoja said would be charged to after investigation.

He said that two of the were arrested in Ofu Local Government ballot boxes and ballot papers and one suspect at Ankpa for unlawful possession of firearms.

According to Adebayo, 12 of the were arrested at Gegu-Beki community in Kogi Local Government for .  [pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

“There is a case of someone arrested eight stolen explosive detonators by the on the eve of the election.

“This is a situation that would have spelt doom for the state but salvaged by the ,” he said.

The police assured that all issues related to security breaches during the polls would be thoroughly investigated.

He described the election as generally peaceful, attributing it to the proactive measures put in place by the police and security agencies.(NAN)