Rivers State Police Command has arrested the officers accused of allegedly snatching a ballot box on Saturday election in a viral video .
This was made known in a statement released by the state Public Relations Officer, SP. Grace Iringe-Koko, on Monday.
According to the statement, one officer and three Inspectors have been arrested and taken into custody for interrogation.
The statement reads, “Following a video which trended on social media and which suggested the involvement of some police personnel operating in a Pick-up vehicle with inscription “RRT 050” in alleged electoral malpractice, Rivers State Police Command has arrested and taken into custody one officer and three Inspectors for interrogation.
The police pick-up van in the trending video has also been impounded for thorough investigation.The Command hereby assures the electorate in Rivers State of its unalloyed commitment to promoting the rule of law, and ensuring that all offenders found culpable are adequately sanctioned.
“The Command urges all residents to remain calm and await official announcement of the result of the election.”
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