The Ekiti State Police Command on Monday paraded suspected political thugs arrested by officers of the Nigerian Army on the eve of the primary election of the Peoples’ Democratic party, PDP at Ita wure junction.
The suspects, ninety eight in numbers were paraded at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti.
Addressing journalists, the Ekiti State Police Command’s Image Maker, Mr Sunday Abutu said the suspects confessed that they were sent to Ekiti by someone in Ibadan to disrupt the primary election of the PDP.
“Though they failed to mention the name of the person, investigations are ongoing to unravel the identity of the fellow who sent the suspected political thugs to Ekiti” the PPRO said
Mr Abutu listed weapons recovered from the suspects include twenty one Cutlasses, eleven guns of different types, live cartridges and charms.
He said the suspects would be charged to court for immediate prosecution to serve as deterrent to others.