Kano police confirms arresting two suspects with 14 sacks of thumb-printed ballot papers

The Nigerian Police has confirmed earlier reports that officers in Kano arrested two persons in possession of 14 sacks of ballot papers.

Alexreports understands that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday evening by some police officers at Metro Area Command in Kano.

DSP Abdullahi Haruna, the Command's Public Relations officer, confirmed the earlier report to newsmen in Kano on Thursday, said the two suspects were arrested around the command.

However, during investigation they confessed to that they from Jigawa state, adding that the materials were meant for sensitization and orientation purpose.

"The ballot papers are specimen, so they are not genuine ballot papers," he said while speaking to newsmen.

He also noted that the investigation is still on as the case had since been transferred to the state Criminal Investigation Development (CID).

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