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Ballot Box Snatching: Thugs In Fake Police, Army Uniforms Shoot In Kogi

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Armed thugs shot indiscriminately and tried to snatch ballot boxes at the polling units opposite Bishop Delisle Catholic Cathedral in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that some hoodlums in fake Police and Army uniforms scared away voters at the polling units.

A staff of the Justice, Development and Peace Commission Sunday Adwjoh said that many people from Karaworo polling station ran into the Church premises for safety.

Also, at Oke Egbe Polling Unit  in Yagba West Local Government Area, a man was shot on the leg when some people invaded the polling unit to snatch ballot box and other materials.

The victim, identified as Tunde Oladipo, was said to have joined hands with others at the polling unit to prevent the armed thugs from snatching the ballot box.