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Irate Youths Storm, Set NDLEA Office Ablaze, See Why

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) office at Kazaure Local Government area in Jigawa State have been attacked by the Irate Youths, injuring one person in the process.

The incidence was confirmed by the state police command Public Relations Officer, SP Abdu Jinjiri today in Dutse.

He said the incidence occurred yesterday when personnel of the NDLEA went on a patrol in Kazaure town beside the river where youth normally meet for various illicit drugs activities, which resulted to the death of one person while trying to escape.

According to him, one Abubakar Lawal, 25, of Shaiskawa Quarters in Kazaure drowned in the river while he was trying to escape on sighting the NDLEA personnel.

He further explained that the youths were angered by this occurrence.

The youth chased the personnel to the NDLEA office at Kazaure and set it ablaze to register their anger over the demise of their brother.

According to him, the fire was quenched by the personnel of fire services, other security agencies and good Samaritans in the area.

He, however, revealed that the situation was calm while monitoring and reinforcement were deployed at both the police station and NDLEA office.

Abdu Jinjiri said the investigation was still going on to arrest those responsible for the action

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