8 April 2021 By Peter Ireh
The FCT Police Command has successfully restored calm at Berger Round-About after dispersing a violent protest by some members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN)-Shiites.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mariam Yusuf in Abuja.
According to the statement, the disbanded sect went on a rampage destroying public property and attacking innocent citizens including Police Officers using dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, sharp knives, among others.
The statement says one of the Police Officers, Asp Adama Ezekiel deployed to restore calm during the violent protest paid the supreme price as he was stabbed by one of the protesters.
The statement explains that Forty-nine members of the sect were arrested and will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
It says the Commissioner of Police Bala Ciroma commiserates with the family of the deceased Officer who paid the supreme price in service to the Nation.
The statement maintains that the Command will not condone further attacks on its personnel, equipment or other public property by members of the proscribed group.
It also implores residents to remain calm, law-abiding while reaffirming its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.