The State Commissioner of Police, Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, said that the police had arrested 22 suspects in connection with the mayhem on Thursday. He said anti-riot and conventional policemen as well as a team of the state joint security operatives, Operation Yaki, despatched to the town have restored normalcy .
According to him, he has also visited the town and engaged youth leaders, traditional and religious leaders in the efforts to stop the crisis and prevent its spread He noted that the timely imposition of curfew by the Kaduna State Government also helped to douse tension in the area.
He appealed to the public to continue to live in peace and assist the command with useful information to track the perpetrators. A similar crisis erupted in February and left more than 10 people dead and hundreds of shops and residences burnt. A total of 65 people alleged to have been involved in the February crisis were arraigned in court but the case is still pending. SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇