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NDLEA Arrests Man With 244 Permanent Voter’s Cards



NDLEA Arrests Man With 244 Permanent Voter’s Cards

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Akwa Ibom state command, has arrested one Prince Okon Bassey for allegedly being in possession of 244 Permanent Voter Cards, bearing different identities of people.

The state sector Commander, Mohammed Sokoto, who disclosed this to newsmen yesterday in Uyo, said the suspect was arrested on Friday, January 25, 2019, in Mbo Local Government Area of the state during the agency’s pre-election raid in the area.

His words; “One Prince Okon Bassey was arrested with 244 PVCs bearing different identities is currently being transferred to INEC for further investigation.

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“This is to show that rigorous search and arrest of drug dealers can also yield to other sources of crimes and arrest of such criminals.

“Although an investigation is ongoing, we could not determine exactly what he intended to do with the 244 PVCs.

“I am sure the resident electoral commissioner to whom I have transferred these PVCs to, will definitely explain in due course,” he said.

From Vanguard

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