Shiite Members Nabbed after Attack on Police
Following the gruesome attack on Police personnel by some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)-Shiites on Tuesday, 26th January, 2021, at Maitama, the FCT Police Command has arrested eight (8) members of the sect for violently attacking innocent residents, causing public disturbance and malicious damage.
2. The Command wishes to condemn the actions of members of the outlawed sect which has not only disturbed public peace, caused palpable tension amongst FCT residents but also undermined the law. It is worthy of note that,the Command issued a public warning on Monday 25th January,2021.
3. All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
4.While urging residents to remain calm and law-abiding, the Command wishes to reiterate its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.
ASP Yusuf Mariam
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: The Commissioner of Police
FCT Police Command,