Shiites kill policeman as Police nab 49 for ‘violent protest’



A policeman, Asp Adama Ezekiel, was, Friday, killed during a by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shiites in .

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a press statement in said: “The FCT Police Command on Friday, May 7, , has successfully restored calm at Berger Roundabouts after professionally dispersing a violent by some members of the proscribed IMN-Shiites.

“Unfortunately, the members of the disbanded sect went on a rampage destroying public and attacking innocent citizens including Police officers using such as cutlasses, sharp knives, etc. Sadly, one of the Police officers, ASP Adama Ezekiel, deployed to restore calm during the violent paid the supreme price as a of the brutal attack where he was stabbed by one of the irate .

“Forty-nine members of the sect were arrested and will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

” In view of the above, the Commissioner of Police, CP Bala Ciroma wishes to commiserate with the family of the deceased Officer paid the supreme price in service to the Nation.

“Furthermore, the Command wishes to state that it will not condone further attacks on its personnel, equipment or other public by members of the proscribed group.

“The Command implores residents to remain calm, -abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and within the FCT.”

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