The FCT Police Command on Wednesday in a statement through its spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah said 52 members of the the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) group in Abuja have been arrested for disruption of law and order in the Country’s capital.
The group members who went on rampage and attacked innocent citizens including Police operatives were arrested. The police force also revealed that some bottles of improvised petrol-bomb, stones and catapult used by members of the sect to attack police operatives and damage police operational vehicles were recovered.
“It is pertinent to state that the unlawful action of members of the sect which started on Monday 8th January, 2018 is constituting a serious security threat to the peace of the Federal Capital Territory and at the same time disrupting innocent citizens from going about their lawful businesses”, he said.
However the force did not speak on the allegation that they had shot about two members of the Islamic group.