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Police arrest woman selling PVCs in Kaduna


KADUNA State Police Command has arrested a 30-year-old mother of two while attempting to sell some permanent voter cards (PVCs) to the women political leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kabala ward of Kaduna North Local Government Area of in the state.

   The women leader in the ward, Hajiya Hajara Mairiga told the police, while narrating the incident, that the suspect whose name could not be ascertained as at press time came to her house last Monday and told her that she has her some ‎PVCs for sale.

   Surprised by the disclosure, the PDP women leader drew the attention of the police at the Kabala Costain to the allegation and the suspected was immediately arrested.

   Subsequently, the case was thereafter transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the police force where the suspect was detained for further investigation.

   When The Guardian spoke with the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Abubakar Zubairu, he confirmed the arrest while stressing that the woman suspect was in police custody, while investigation on the matter has commenced.

Zubairu said, “The case with us is that the PDP woman leader of Kabala Costain is the complainant. And what happened is that a woman came to her with PVCs for sale and she raised alarm and called the police.”

   The PPRO also added,  “the woman suspect was arrested and is presently in our custody and investigation is ongoing.”

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