FLASH | Deputy Commissioner of Police Killed in Police, Shi’ites Clash
The latest protest of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as the Shi’ites on Monday claimed its highest-profile victim yet as the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operation at FCT Command was shot dead.
According to Vanguard, sources disclosed that DCP Umar was killed by the protesters while trying to prevent the hostile action of destruction of property at the axis of the federal secretariat and three arms zone.
Consequent of the violence, security was beefed up at the Force headquarters to prevent reprisal attacks over the arrest of scores of the protesters who are demanding the release of the spiritual sect leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky.
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