Four officers have been arrested by the Rivers State Police command for alleged involvement in electoral malpractices during last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Rivers State.
The arrest followed a viral video which trended on social media showing the officers involvement in a Pick Up Vehicle with inscription “RRT 050” in alleged electoral malpractice during the election.
According to a statement by command said the were arrested and taken into custody one officer and three Inspectors for interrogation over the matter.
The Police pick-up van in the trending video waw also impounded for thorough investigation according to command’s spokesperson, SP Grace Iringe-Koko.
“The Command hereby 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.
“The Command urges all residents to remain calm and await official announcement of the result of the election,” the statement read.