INEC Officials and Other Arraigned For Stealing and Selling PVCs


Two employees of the Independent National Electoral Commission
alongside a man were arraigned before a Chief Magistrates' Court by the Department of State Services for allegedly stealing over 3,097 Permanent Voters belonging to eligible voters in Rivers State.

According to Punch, The suspects identified as Beesor Sorle, 39 and Monday Ifesimama, 52, were arraigned in Port Harcourt alongside one Darlington Ogolo, 42.

The three suspects were charged with conspiracy, stealing and selling of PVCs, bribery and attempt to register intending voters by proxy.


However, the suspects pleaded guilty. The Chief Magistrate, S. D. Andrew-Jaja, granted them bail in the sum of N100,000 each with sureties, who must be civil servants of not less than level 12 in the Civil Service.


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