Soldiers Apprehend Political Thugs, Ahead Of Bayelsa Guber PollBayelsa Election 2015, Featured, Latest News Saturday, December 5th, 2015
By IGNATIUS OKPARA
Less than 24 hours to the Bayelsa state governorship poll, men of the Operation Pulo Shield of the Nigerian Army have apprehended five suspected political thugs in the Okaka area of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Commander of the Operation, Major General Alani Okunlola, who disclosed this to newsmen friday,at the Operation Shield Headquarters ahead of today’s governorship election, said that the suspected political thugs were picked up at their hideout following a tip-off.
He said the suspects, had in their possession one 36 hand grenade, two empty AK47 rifle magazines, a pair of military uniform, combat boots as well as a bag containing personal belongings.
Commander Okunlola, however, gave the assurance that his men would stop at nothing to make sure that no miscreant or political thug perpetrates any unholy act before, during and after the Saturday governorship poll in the state.
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