Police chief abducted in Bayelsa, stripped •Police, soldiers reportedly clash over fake election results

Posted by News Express | 25 February 2019 | 2,944 times

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•Acting IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu

Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Federal SARS, Kola Okunola, has been taken hostage by thugs loyal to Chief Timipre Sylva and the member representing Brass Constituency 1 in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Israel Sunny-Goli, a from Bayelsa said on Sunday night.

The Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Kemela Okara, said that the thugs “backed by the military, are mounting pressure on the Deputy Commissioner of Police to accept fake results from Brass.”

He added that the refusal of the Deputy Commissioner of Police to sign the fake result caused a disagreement between the police officer and a Major of the Nigerian Army and his men.

According to him, “the DCP, who insisted on submitting the right results to INEC was taken hostage in the waters and stripped naked by the thugs.

“The situation has caused serious tension in Brass. He lamented that the Nigerian Army seemed to have taken charge of collation of the election results in Brass.”

Source: News Express

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