NIGERIAN ARMY HANDS OVER 14 SUSPECTS TO POLICE IN PORT HARCOURT

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The Nigerian Army has handed over to the Nigeria Police Force 14 suspected political thugs allegedly involved in carrying out various electoral offenses in Rivers.

Spokesman of the Nigerian Army 6 Division, Colonel Aminu Iliyasu speaking at the handover parade at the police divisional headquarters in Port Harcourt on Tuesday said the all-male suspects were arrested during the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections on Feb. 23.

Col. Iliyasu said nine of the suspects were arrested in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area, while five others were apprehended in Iwofe Area of Port Harcourt.

Assistant Commissioner of Police in the Criminal Investigations Department, Rivers Police Command Victor Onyeugo, received the suspects on behalf of the command.

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