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Four Policemen has been arrested by the Authority of Rivers State Police command over their alleged Involvement in electoral malpractice  last week Saturday (25, February,2023) during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.

SP Grace Iringe Koko,Spokesperson for the Rivers State Police command in a statement on Monday,27th February,2023 said following a video which  trended on social media suggesting  the involvement of some police personnel operating in a Pick Up Vehicle with incscription “RRT 050” in alleged electoral malpractice, Rivers State Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one officer and three Inspectors for interrogation. 

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

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