Shiites Protest: Police Restores Calm In Maitama

The FCT Police Command has successfully restored calm at Maitama after professionally dispersing a violent protest by some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)-Shiites.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mariam Yusuf in Abuja.

According to the statement, the members of the disbanded sect went on a rampage destroying public property and attacking innocent citizens including Police Officers with stones and other dangerous objects.

The statement also notes that the Command wishes to state that it would not condone any form of attack on its personnel, equipment or other public property.

The statement implores residents to remain calm and law-abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.

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