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Two arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit election fraud in Norwich

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit election fraud in Norwich.

It relates to allegations that election papers with false signatures were submitted for the Mancroft Ward of Norwich in the lead up to the local election on Thursday 3 May 2018.

A 28-year-old man and a 21-year-old man, both from the Norwich area, were arrested this morning (Thursday 24 May 2018) on suspicion of conspiring to submit nomination papers containing fraudulent signatures.

They both remain in police custody to be questioned by officers later today.