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55 People Lost Their Lives In Kaduna Crisis – Police

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About 50 persons have lost their lives in a communal crisis at Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the state Police command revealed on Friday.

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, made this known while parading the 20 suspects in connection with the mayhem before journalist, during a press briefing.

The police boss stated that mobile and conventional policemen as well as a team of the state joint security Operation Yaki have been deployed to the troubled communities to maintain normalcy.

According to him, he has also visited the town and engaged youth leaders, traditional and religious leaders in the efforts to stop the crisis and prevent its spread.

He commended the Kaduna state governor for promptly imposing curfew on the affected community, which when a long way in ensuring that peace is restored.

“Anybody that has a hand in this crisis must face the full wrath of law, we will not allow lawlessness; we remain committed to saving life and property of every citizens,” he said.

He appealed to the public to continue to live in peace, and assist the command with useful information to track the perpetrators.

Abdur-Rahman assured every person in the state that all those involved in the attack and lost of lives will be punished.

A similar crisis in February left more than 10 people dead.

According to NAN, a total of 65 people alleged to have been involved in the February crisis were arraigned in court but the case is still pending

Source: Naija News

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