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Kaduna: one killed, 32 arrested

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KadunaONE person was reported to have been killed, while 32 people were arrested in connection with the recent crisis that erupted on Friday in Kaduna metropolis and its environs following the gruesome murder of a first-class chief in the state.

While appreciating compliance over the curfew imposed in the state capital and its environs, the Kaduna State Security Council met and reviewed the situation on Saturday.

Disclosing this in a statement issued by the governor’s spokesman, Samuel Aruwan on Saturday, he said the curfew was imposed to save the lives of the citizens of the state.

“The Security Council noted the substantial compliance with the curfew by residents and welcomed the atmosphere of calm largely prevailing in the areas under curfew, as well as across the state.

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“The Security Council commended residents for refusing to allow criminal elements divide the communities and sow chaos.

He urged Kaduna residents to continue to cooperate with the security agencies, to ensure that those who want a peaceful, law-governed society prevail over criminals who prefer chaos and anarchy.

To this end, “the Security Council has directed that the curfew in Kachia be relaxed immediately, today, Saturday, 27th October 2018. Residents of Kachia are free to go about their legitimate business from now till 5 pm today. From tomorrow, Sunday, 28th October 2018, Kachia residents are also free to move from 6 am to 5 pm daily.

“Within the curfew areas, security agencies thwarted attempts to destroy places of worship in Kawo and Hanyin Banki.

“It was also reported that one person was killed in Kasuwan Magani and another arrested with a weapon overnight.

“The police reported that 32 persons have been arrested since yesterday for involvement in the disturbances. These persons will be investigated and prosecuted.

“The Security Council advised residents to continue to comply with curfew hours, warning that only persons involved with delivering essential services will be permitted free passage. Curfew violations are crimes that will earn arrest and prosecution.

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