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Regional News of Saturday, 18 March 2023


Three killed for attempting to snatch BVAS in Benue

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Three persons suspected to be thugs have been killed in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.

According to Daily Post, the thugs were shot after invading the polling units 026 and 004, Gboko South while electoral processes were ongoing and attempted to snatch ballot boxes and the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System, BVAS.

An eye-witness simply identified as Moses Agure-Dam confirmed the development to Daily Post. He added that they were gunned down by military officers.

He said, “The thugs invaded the polling units and disrupted the election. They were three in number, one snatched the BVAS while others snatched ballot boxes but they didn’t not succeed.

“They were all shot dead instantly by the soldiers in the area”.