In an awkward video, some police officers in Edo State were seen allegedly assaulting INEC officials who were returning to Abuja after the governorship election in the state.

The incident reportedly happened this morning on the Auchi Road and it involved a police van with the number plate ‘NPF2529D’.

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Officials of INEC had to confront these police officers for hitting their car and this got the officers angry as they assaulted them.

One of the INEC officials who was filming the incident was allegedly struck on the head and ribs with a gun. The electoral officers are said to be stuck in Edo state as some of them have been hospitalized. The case has been reported to the police public complaint unit and an investigation has been launched.

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Police officers assault INEC officials on the way back to Abuja after the governorship election in Edo State. . . The incident occurred this morning along Auchi Road in Edo State. It was gathered that one of the INEC drivers had confronted the Police officers for hitting the car he was driving. When other INEC officials came down to introduce themselves, they were assaulted. . . One of the INEC officials who was filming the incident, was allegedly struck on the head and ribs with a gun. The electoral officers are said to be stuck in Edo State as some of them have been hospitalized. The case has been reported to the police public complaint unit and an investigation has been launched .

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