#OsunDecides2018: 2 PDP agents arrested for vote buying

#OsunDecides2018: 2 PDP agents arrested for vote buying

Saturday, September 22, 2018 5:30 pm


PDP agents arrested for vote buying in the ongoing Osun gubernatorial election

Two agents of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been arrested in Iwo Area of Osun State for allegedly buying votes  for their party in the ongoing gubernatorial election of the state. 
The culprits  who claimed that their ward chairman gave them the money to give to their supporters are currently cooling their head in police net.
However, it has been declared that PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke has won the governorship election in his polling unit with 154 votes.
Another PDP agent was also arrested at Obada Area of Ede in Ede Local Government for similar offence.

Below are the findings of the Police, as contained in a press statement signed by Ag. DCP Jimoh Moshood, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters
Abuja

ARREST OF THREE (3) SUSPECTS FOR VOTE BUYING AND SELLING IN THE ONGOING OSUN STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN OSUN STATE.

Case 1

Suspects

1) Muriat Olalekan ‘M’ 61Yrs of No. 11 Oloya Street

2) Hamzat Muniru ‘M’ 65Yrs of Molari compound

Consequent upon the deployment of Police Operatives from the Intelligence Unit of FCIID, IGP Monitoring Unit and the Intelligence Response Team of the Force to gather intelligence, arrest and prosecute anyone caught attempting or in the act of vote buying or selling, the Police team on election duty at Iwo LGA of Osun State today, 22 September, 2018 arrested Two (2) suspects in the act of vote buying and selling namely; 1) Muriat Olalekan ‘M’ 61Yrs and 2) Hamzat Muniru and the sum of Six Hundred and four Thousand N604,000.00 only was recovered from their possession.

II Case 2

2. A PDP chieftain Mr Adeagbo Wasiu of ward 8 unit 9 Fiwasaye Area Osogbo was arrested for vote buying, he was searched and sum of one hundred and sixteen thousand naira (116,000) was recovered from him.

3. Investigations into the cases are ongoing and suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.

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