Bauchi State Police Command says it has arrested five persons in connection with electoral offences committed during Saturday’s Bauchi South Senatorial bye-election.
Spokesman of the command, Mr Kamal Datti stated this on Saturday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.
“From the report we are getting from our men so far, the election process is going fine, is peaceful and hitch-free.
“However, we have made some arrests; we have arrested five people in connection with electoral ofences.
“The suspect are with us and we are investigating; two of them were arrested in a polling unit behind police headquarters and three others were arrested in different parts of the state,” he said.
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February 18, 2019