Police Disperse Violent Members Of The Proscribed Islamic Movement Of Nigeria And Restore Calm

The FCT Police Command has successfully restored calm in the Central Business District after professionally dispersing a violent protest by some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)-Shiites.

In a press release on Monday, 25th January, 2021 signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, she said that unfortunately, the members of the disbanded sect went on a rampage destroying public property and attacking innocent citizens including Police Officers with stones and other dangerous objects. Consequently, six members of the proscribed sect have been arrested and will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

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The Commissioner of Police CP Bala Ciroma has reiterated that the Command will not condone any form of attack on its personnel, equipment or other public property, as all culpable persons will face the full wrath of the law.

He appealed to residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reassuring residents of its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.

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