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Confusion as Ballot box snatcher shot dead in A’Ibom



Between election violence and the spoils of office

A ballot box snatcher have allegedly been shot dead by security agents monitoring the conduct of election at a polling unit in Ikot Udo Ossiom village, Ukanafun council of Akwa Ibom state.

The incident has thrown the area into mourning .

An eyewitness told newsmen that the young had attempted to snatch the ballot in the morning immediately it arrived from INEC but was prevented by security agents guiding the polling unit.

Continuing, the witness said the victim reinforced and returned to the unit to snatch the ballot the second time.

Irked by such effrontery , security agents in the area opened fire and shot him dead.

The corpse was still lying at the scene of the incident at the time of filing this report.

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