“What We Have Done To Violent Shiites Members” – Police Reveals

The FCT Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 60 members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) throughout its alleged violent protest on Monday in Abuja.


The group had on Monday shut down the Federal Secretariat advanced in Abuja over the continued detention of the chief of the sect, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky since 2016.

The spokesman of the police within the FCT, DSP Anjuguri Manzah confirmed the arrest to newsmen in an interview on Tuesday on the Garki Hospital whereas visiting the 2 personnel of the command, who sustained assorted diploma of accidents whereas dispersing the protesters.

“The personnel are SP Linus Ogah, who had bruises on his face and will hardly converse or open his eyes, and Insp. Mary Ameh, who sustained damage in one among her arms.

“However, the bullet had been faraway from Ameh’s hand.

“During the Monday protest, members of IMN or in any other case generally known as Shiites engaged police and haul stones at police personnel deployed to disperse them.

“They additionally smashed some automobile glasses parked across the Federal Secretariat,” Manzah stated.

Manzah suggested Nigerians to protest in a “civil method’’ and never disturb public peace.

He stated that the command had taken proactive measures to test violent protest within the territory

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