Five armed thugs have been arrested in Ihiala, Anambra State while five automatic pump action guns were recovered from them.
This was disclosed by the spokesperson for the state police command, Ikenga Tochukwu on Saturday.
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The Commissioner of Police, Elections Anambra State Police Command, Aderemi Adeoye in a video made available by the state police spokesman, said, “The second one is at Iyiala Local Government Area, where officials brought in armed thugs. They are five in number. Five pump action guns have been recovered and the thugs have been detained.
“We did warn from the outset, that we will not tolerate thuggery and snatching of boxes and we will come hard on anyone who violate the Electoral Act and guidelines issued by INEC (Independent National Electoral Commission) for the conduct of elections.”
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