32 Persons Arrested In Renewed Kaduna Violence

 

KADUNA-STATE

Not less than 32 people have been arrested in connection with the renewed violence in the Kaduna metropolis and its environs on Friday.

This was announced by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr Samuel Aruwan in a statement in Kaduna on Saturday.

Mr. Aruwan said the number of those arrested over the lattest violence was given by the police at the state’s Security Council meeting.

According to him, they will be investigated and prosecuted.

He said that within the areas covered by the curfew, security agencies thwarted attempts to destroy places of worship in Kawo and Hayin Banki.

“It was also reported that one person was killed in Kasuwan Magani and another arrested with a weapon overnight while attempting to burn down the market there.

“The Security Council noted with gratitude the exemplary conduct of the people of Kachia who have remained peaceful while mourning the loss of a much-revered monarch.

“In recognition of this positive contribution to harmony, the Security Council has directed that the curfew in Kachia be relaxed immediately, today, Saturday, 27th October, 2018,” he added.

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