The Police in Enugu State have arrested and charged a woman to court for allegedly extorting money before issuing voters’ cards to their owners.
This was confirmed in a statement by the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, on Thursday.
Ndukwe said the suspect and her accomplice were granted bail and the case adjourned to Feb.15 for further hearing.
“Police detectives serving in the State Criminal Investigation Department of Enugu State Command on Jan. 31, 2023, arrested a female suspect, one Chinwendu Nnamani, 41.
“Nnamani was involved in the viral social media video clip in which she is seen and alleged to be selling INEC Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) at the sum of One Thousand Naira, at a Primary School in Emene, Enugu.
“Also arrested is one Nkiruka Patience Obinna, 38, identified as an INEC staff and alleged to have given the said PVCs to the first suspect for distribution to the actual owners.
“Investigation has been concluded, the case charged to court in line with the provisions of the Electoral Act 2022, and the suspects arraigned accordingly,”