#NigeriaElections2023: 73-year-old woman, two others arrested with 20 PVCs in Benin

One of the suspects with the recovered PVCs One of the suspects with the recovered PVCs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a 73-year-old woman, Comfort Muoneke, for being in possession of 20 Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs.

Two of her accomplices, Afekhana Esther and Segun Osaimokhai, were also arrested.

The EFCC in a statement on its Facebook page on Sunday said, “Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, have arrested three persons for being in possession of several Permanent Voter Cards.

“One of the suspects, Afekhana Esther, was arrested at Ward 1, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Ikpoba Okha, Benin City, with 20 PVCs belonging to different people.

“She claimed that the cards were handed over to her by the duo of Comfort Muoneke, a 73-year-old woman and Segun Osaimokhai.

“The suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court (sic) as soon as the investigation is completed.”

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