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Police Arrest 128 for Ballot Snatching, Recover Explosives

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The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 128 persons for alleged electoral offences across the country.

A statement by the force spokesman, Frank Mba, an Assistant Commissioner of Police, on Sunday in Abuja, said the offences ranged from homicide-related crimes, vote trading, ballot box snatching, among others.

He said that 38 assorted weapons and a cache of explosives were recovered from the suspects.NAN reports.

Mba added that the Inspector-General of Police ( I-G), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Special Election Investigation Team (SEIT) to begin investigation of all the offences.

He said that Adamu also directed the team to ensure that persons found culpable were brought to book in accordance with the law.

The spokesman said the I-G has warned against the continuos use of hate speech and comments capable of inciting Nigerians against each other.

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