The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 42 suspects over electoral offences committed during this year’s elections in the state.
The state police spokesman, DSP Odiko Macdon, who represented the Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kaoje, said yesterday in Uyo that the cases of the 42 suspects were still under investigation.
He said they would be charged to court as soon as investigations were completed, while commending sister security agencies in the state for their support to ensure peace during and after the elections.
“The offences range from unlawful possession of firearms, unlawful possession of electoral materials such as result sheets, political thuggery and malicious damage to electoral materials,” he said.
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