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Police open up on killing of Kaduna Student during protest




The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed that one pupil of Faculty of Training Gidan waya Kafanchan in Kaduna State died after sustaining accidents following a conflict between police operatives and college students who had been protesting tuition hike.


DAILY POST had reported that the coed was shot useless when safety operatives made an try and disperse them forcefully in the course of the protest.

An announcement forwarded to DAILY POST on Monday night by the command’s spokesman, DSP Mohammed Jalige, mentioned three college students had been initially injured whereas the operatives had been taking pictures sporadically to implement peace on the space.

Based on him, the three college students had been rushed to a medical facility the place one was confirmed useless.

He famous that normalcy has been restored to the realm because the Commissioner of Police within the state, CP UM Muri urged college students and administration of the establishment to stay calm.

The assertion reads, “Immediately Monday twenty eighth June, 2021 at about 0800hrs the Command was knowledgeable of the protest and highway blockade by the scholars of Faculty of Training Gidan waya Kafanchan over the latest improve in tuition charge by the Kaduna State Authorities.

“On receipt of the data, the Command instantly dispatched Operatives to revive normalcy.

“The contingent professionally and efficiently dispersed the protesters and warned them to not embark on additional protest and highway blockade contemplating the present warning in opposition to such motion, issued by the Kaduna state Police Command a fortnight in the past.

“Nonetheless, at about 0930hrs, info has it that the scholars re-converged once more and blocked the Gidan Waya – Kafanchan Federal Freeway and had been turning into unruly and riotous.

“At some extent, the protesters blocked the convoy of a navy sector Commander injuring him and one different.

“The state of affairs resulted right into a fracas the place three (3) protesters had been injured in try to make use of minimal drive to disperse the riotous college students.

“The victims had been taken to the Hospital for medical consideration however sadly one individual died whereas receiving medical consideration.

“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command CP UM Muri urged the scholars to embrace dialogue as it’s best various strategy to specific their grievances whereas assuring them of diligent investigation into the instant and distant causes of the fracas that resulted to accidents to the scholars and the unlucky lack of life.”

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