32 arrested in fresh Kaduna violence

By Nimat Aleshinloye

IBILE.TV NEWS – The Kaduna State Government said on Saturday that 32 people had been arrested in connection with the fresh violence that occurred in Kaduna metropolis on Friday.

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

He said the number of arrested persons over the disturbances was given by the Police at the state’s Security Council meeting, adding that “these persons will be investigated and prosecuted’’.

Aruwan also said that within the areas covered by the curfew, “security agencies let down attempts to destroy places of worship in Kawo and Hayin Banki.

He announced that the government has relaxed the curfew in Kachia, allowing residents free movement from 6 am to 5 pm daily and added that 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” the statement said.

32 arrested in fresh Kaduna violence

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