Some members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), during a protest over the detention of its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, clashed with men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Wednesday, January 25.
Daily Post reports that the group also known as Shi’ite assembled in front of the National Assembly but were allegedly teargassed by members of the police.
El-Zakzaky has been in detention since his arrest in December 2015, following a clash between his group and the Nigerian Army in Zaria, Kaduna.
Despite Justice Gabriel Kolawaole – led Federal High Court order for the unconditional release of the Shi’ite leader , he is still being held in custody.
Below are more photos from the scene.