2023 Election Crime Headline Local News Sokoto

Police arrest man with 101 PVCs in Sokoto

The Sokoto State Police Command, has arrested one Nasir Idris for allegedly being in possession of bulk permanent voters card, PVCs.

Addressing newsmen in Sokoto, State Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Usaini Gumel, said suspect was arrested in Sabon Birni LGA, in possession of one hundred and one PVCs during investigation, and could not give proper account of the PVCs.

CP Gumel said the owners of the cards are from different parts of the state, and the police are yet to trace the rightful owners of the PVC.

He said that the Command would return all unclaimed PVCs to INEC for necessary action.

Reporting by Nasir Malali; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Julian Osamoto