The Police say they have in custody four persons caught manipulating and illegally entering data into results sheets of the Imo State APC Ward Congress results sheet at the weekend.
The suspects were arrested by opertives of the IGP Special Tactical Squad on Saturday at Seredib Hitel in Wuse II, Abuja. Police spokesman said the cops acted n a tip-off and trailed the suspects.
According to the police, the displaced exhibits of Ward and Local Government election materials of six local governments in Imo. The local governments are Ikeduru, Ahiazu Mbaise, Ngor-Okpala, Owerri West, Owerri Municipal and Mbaitoli
The Police gave the name of the principal suspect as Engr. Ikpamezie Innocent who reportedly admitted being the Special Adviser on Electoral matters to Sen. Hope Uzodimma representing Orlu Senatorial District of Imo State in the National Assembly.
He was said to have confessed that all the electoral materials were given to them by Dr. Iyke Njoku.
Investigation is in progress and effort is being intensified to arrest Dr. Iyke Njoku and other suspects still at large, the polosaid, ading that the suspects will all be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.