Men of the Nigeria Police Force in Kaduna State has been accused by the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites of killing three of its members in Kaduna State.
According to the group in a statement released by the President, Media Forum of the IMN, Ibrahim Musa, the three members of the group were murdered by the combined team of armed police and thugs.
Musa revealed that “the killing happened on Saturday evening when the Islamic group clashed with security agents during it’s Ashura mourning session in the state.”
The leader lamented that the security men had vandalized vehicles of those who attended the mourning, adding that a vehicle which belongs to the policemen caught fire after it fell into a gutter, resulting in the burning of a house close to it.
The statement added, “A team of policemen attacked a gathering of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria holding the annual Ashura mourning commemorating the brutal assassination of Imam Husein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad and killed three persons.
“Those killed are Abubakar Talle, Ali Rigasa, and an unnamed person, with many people injured by gunshots.”
However, efforts to hear from the Kaduna State Police Public Relation Officer was futile as he did not pick his calls to confirm the incident.
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