JUST IN: Ex-minister, Others Arrested Over Alleged Vandalism of APC Property

JUST IN: Ex-minister, Others Arrested Over Alleged Vandalism of APC Property

  • Ikrah Aliyu Bilbis, a former minister of state for information has been allegedly arrested by the police in Zamfara state
  • Aliyu who is also the senatorial candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party in the state was arrested for vandalism
  • According to reports, the allegedly vandalised some of the billboards and campaign materials belonging to All Progressives Congress in the state

A former minister of state for information, Ikrah Aliyu Bilbis, has been arrested by the Zamfara state police command.

Leadership reports that Aliyu was arrested over alleged vandalism of campaign billboards belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Aliyu, a PDP senatorial candidate in the 2023 elections was arrested alongside other members of the party by the police.

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A former minister has been arrested for vandalising some property belonging to the APC. Photo: Guardian
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Speaking to journalists in Gusau, Zamfara State capital city, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Barmo, expressed worry over the arrest of his party members over the visit of the former PDP governorship candidate, Dauda Lawan Dare, to the State.

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Barmo noted that the APC-led government has continued to engage the police against the PDP chieftains illegally.

Further stating that the party's rally was conducted with the approval of relevant authorities, Barmo Dare's visit to his home state was quite in line with his fundamental human rights and it was wrong

As of the time of this report, the state's police command spokesman, SP Muhammad Shehu, is yet to answer calls to his phone or respond to text messages on the matter.

Trouble hits Zamfara as terrorists abduct 4 villagers, reject old naira notes of N10 million ransom

Terrorists operating in Zamfara state had earlier invaded a community in the Gusau Local Government Area of the state.

The terrorists during their recent operation abducted four residents of the community and demanded a ransom of N10 million.

The ransom to be paid for the release of the victims of abduction was later reduced to N5 million but with a directive that the money must come in the new naira notes.

Police arrest ex-convict hours after release from prison in Lagos

In another development, the Lagos state police command disclosed it has arrested an ex-convict, a few hours after his release from prison.

The arrest of the suspect identified simply as Yakub Yusuf and aged 23, was made by the Operatives of Rapid Response Squad on Saturday morning, November 12.

Meanwhile, Yusuf was nabbed once more after illegally coming into the Lagos State Fire Service premises to steal valve covers of old fire trucks under repair.

Source: Legit.ng

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