Election: ICPC Arrests Six Suspected Vote Buyers In Imo State

Operatives of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have arrested 6 persons during the election exercise in Imo State.

The Commission, in a statement on Sunday, said the suspects were arrested at 7 polling units, with a total of N4,101,750 recovered from them.

The polling units are Orji Mechanic Village (PU 008), Concord Hotel (PU 009), Rento Hotel (PU 010), Township School (PU 005, 007, 008), and Ojukwu Library.

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Also recovered from one of the suspects was a notebook containing names and telephone numbers and from another, a long list with voters’ information.

All the suspects were taken into custody, profiled, and had their statements taken under caution.

“They have since been released on bail even as investigations continue”, the Commission said.

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