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400 Shiites arrested to be prosecuted as terrorists -Police

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A Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) patrol vehicle deployed at Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent in Abuja reportedly set ablaze by members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Tuesday. Photo by: FCT Police Command.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris yesterday night said 400 Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) members also known as Shiites, arrested in Abuja would be prosecuted on terrorism charges.

A statement by police spokesman DCP Jimoh Moshood said the IGP condemned the unprovoked attack on Police personnel and the setting ablaze of Police vehicle.

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He added that the IGP had directed a total clamp-down on the perpetrators, thorough investigation and prosecution of the members of the El-Zakzakky’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria, now in Police custody.

He said 400 members of the Shiites group arrested for disturbance of public peace and law and order in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and setting ablaze of Police vehicle and those arrested with thirty One (31) bottles of petrol bombs and other dangerous weapons, now in Police Custody, will all be arraigned in Court after investigation under the terrorism prevention act, 2003.

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He said, Commissioners of Police in States with presence of El-Zakzakky’s Islamic Movement groups are now on Red-alert to deal decisively in accordance with the law and prevent the group from causing breakdown of law and order in those States.

Moshood said: “Consequent on the disturbance of public peace, unprovoked attack on Police personnel and the setting ablaze of Police vehicle in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja today [Tuesday], 30th October, 2018 by members of the El-Zakzakky Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IGP has placed the Commissioners of Police and their personnel in States with presence of El-Zakzakky Islamic Movement on Red-alert.”

He explained that, they are to deal decisively in accordance with the law with the sect and prevent the group from causing breakdown of law and order in those States.
https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/400-shiites-arrested-to-be-prosecuted-as-terrorists-police.html


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