POLICE ARRESTS 18 IRATE YOUTHS, RECOVERS GUNS, OTHER DANGEROUS WEAPONS
By Trek Africa Newspaper
The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested eighteen (18) Suspects for organising and partaking in an unlawful assembly, illicit demonstration and damage to public and private properties in Shinkafi LGA.
The Youths who were suspected sponsored to undermine the relative peace of the area were carrying Dane Guns, cutlasses and sticks to the Palace of Emir of Shinkafi and houses of One Murtala Dele and Moyi Sidi where they vandalised windows and doors of the three houses.
Joint Police and Military quickly responded and dispersed the protesters to avoid unwarranted break down of law and order and possible loss of lives and properties. Eighteen (18) Suspects were arrested in possession of Dane Guns, Cutlasses and Sticks. All the suspects are in Police Custody undergoing interrogation.
The Commissioner of Police CP Abutu Yaro fdc, has Ordered the State CID to commence a discreet investigation into the unlawful protest with a view to unravel the circumstances behind the dastardly act. He further warned parents and guardians to always have a firm control of their children so that they don’t involve in violence activities.