How Police Caught Two Persons With Sacks Of Ballot Papers.
The Police has caught up with some plans to rig the Saturday Presidential elections as it has arrested two persons in possession of 14 sacks containing ballot papers in Kano state.
Shortly after their arrest, today. there were reports that the ballot papers were thumb-printed for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
But Haruna Abdullahi, spokesman of the Kano state police command, denied the report, saying the ballot papers were specimen.
He said the suspects were apprehended with the consignment loaded on a vehicle heading to Jigawa from Kano.
“Let me categorically state that the ballot papers are not thumb-printed and not real. They are just specimen used to enlighten voters in Jigawa state,” he said.
Abdullahi added that the suspects said the ballot papers were on transit to Dutse, Jigawa capital, with the intention to distribute them to the rural areas for election enlightenment.
The spokesman said that the two suspects were under interrogation.