Shiites: Police Warn Group Against Unlawful Procession

Agency report

Police in Kaduna state have warned members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria against any form of procession in the state.

A statement by the command’s spokesman ASP Aliyu Usman issued also declared a group called Civilian JTF, an unlawful organisation.

The police warned that any activity including the disruption of peaceful and free movement of people by the two organisations would not be tolerated.

“The command, therefore, wishes to reiterate that person (s) found organising or conducting unlawful processions in any part of the state shall be dealt with in accordance with the law.”

The statement then advised the public to go about their lawful businesses as adequate security measures have been put in place to guarantee their safety.

It further said the police would deal decisively with any one involved in “lawlessness, inciting disturbances, unlawful assembly and any other action capable of breaching the peace of the state”.

It also cautioned residents to be vigilant, security conscious and report any suspicious activity during the ember period.

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