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Police Avert Another Shiites Violent Protest At Abuja Banex Plaza, Arrest 12

Police operatives were said to have moved swiftly to  avert another violent protest by members of the El-Zakzakky Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), known also as Shiites at Banex Plaza in Abuja, today, July 23,  leading to the arrest of twelve members of the sect.

a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah said that the Shiites were arrested while on the rampage, attacking innocent members of the public, blocking roads and disrupting activities around the Banex area.
The statement said that the Police personnel drafted to the scene acted professionally by using minimum force to bring the situation under control and restore normalcy in the area, adding that those who were arrested are currently being interrogated by the team of police detectives.
The Command reassured members of the public that adequate measures have been put in place to beef up security in the Federal Capital Territory and to protect lives and property.

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