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Three Shot Dead As Thugs Disrupt Election, Snatch BVAS In Benue

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No fewer than three persons suspected to be political thugs have reportedly been shot dead in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.

It was learnt that the thugs invaded 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, Moses Agure-Dam who confirmed the development, said the thugs 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”.

The Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene couldn’t be reached for a reaction as of press time.

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