One lifeless as protesting youths raze police station, immigration put up in Katsina

One particular person has been confirmed lifeless in a protest organized by youths in Daddara village in Jibia Native Authorities Space of Katsina State.

The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Isah Gambo, who confirmed the incident to newsmen mentioned the scenario has been introduced underneath management and 43 individuals arrested in reference to the protest.

Based on him, they burnt the Police and Immigration posts within the border city.

“The Command obtained a report {that a} group of aggrieved youths primarily from Daddara village, Jibia LGA of Katsina State, got here out of their numbers, rioting and protesting.

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“The offended protesters blocked the Katsina Jibia Freeway at Dadda village, smashing and destroying automobiles of safety businesses and that of harmless residents passing alongside the freeway.

“They set ablaze a Police Border Management Publish Daddara, Nigerian Immigration Service Checkpoint Danmasani, one Police Border Patrol Van.

”They set one Volkswagen Gulf III motorcar belonging to the officer accountable for the police border put up, two AK 47 rifles belonging to Joint Border Drill Forces, one Ak 47 rifle and a pistol belonging to Police Mounted troops on fireplace too.

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“They smashed and broken the windscreen of many motor automobiles of harmless commuters passing via the freeway.

“Nonetheless, the Command swiftly deployed groups of Police cell Drive, PMF, and standard models to the realm and have succeeded in arresting 43 individuals discovered rioting,” he mentioned.

He additional acknowledged that investigations revealed the riot was allegedly sponsored by smugglers and their brokers concentrating on joint border patrol personnel and their amenities.

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