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Zangon Kataf crisis: Middle belt youths condemn detention of 15 Atyap indigenes




The Center Belt Discussion board, MBF, Kaduna State chapter, has lamented that for over 18 days after fifteen (15) Atyap group leaders in Atyap Chiefdom, Zangon Kataf native authorities space of Kaduna State had been arrested, they’ve remained detained with out trial.


The Secretary of the discussion board, John Haruna, in an announcement, stated, “It’s stunning and disheartening by all ethnic Nationalities within the Center Belt to notice that for over 18 days they’ve been detained with out trial as stipulated by Nigeria’s structure. Amongst these noble and patriotic leaders is a really sick 85 years previous man, 4 village heads and youth chief.”

The discussion board famous that the boys had been tricked to a peace assembly by millitary officers of operation Protected Haven who’re in control of peace restoration on third April, 2021 on the headquarter of operation Haven, near Kafanchan, Jemaa Native Authorities Space (LGA) Kaduna State.

In response to the assertion, they had been later transferred to the Kafanchan police Space command the place they had been detained by the police and are presently being held on the Kabala west police Station, Kaduna State.

In response to the assertion, “These leaders had been invited by the navy for a peace assembly to chart the way in which ahead for peace to reign in Atyap group and land over the incessant killing, arson, destruction of farm land and crops, rapping of girls and kidnapping.”

It stated among the many detained Atyap group leaders are Ishaya Achi (Dakachin Zonzon Group), Joseph Bitrus (Secretary of Dakachin wawarafi), Bitrus Adamu (village Head of Mai wakili), Sumaila Kazah (village Head of ugwan Tabo).

Others, in line with the discussion board are Elder Waje Laah (85 years previous man and really sick of Mabuhu village), Ayuba Dodo (Dakachin Mashan 1) and Peter Katung a youth chief.

The assertion defined that whereas the discussion board doesn’t in any means assist lawlessness in any kind, it takes exception when the legislation is just directed on the victims.

The Discussion board frowned at the kind of system in operation in Nigeria the place Fulani herdsmen have been unleashing terror on farmers in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Kogi Plateau and the complete Center Belt Area, lamenting that the federal government at each federal and Kaduna State ranges intentionally turned blind eyes and deaf ears in direction of the glory sight and sounds.

It decried that not a single one (suspected Fulani) was apprehended and prosecuted however when a Fulani herdsman or a few of their cows had been killed or rustled, the legislation enforcement brokers had been fast to apprehend the culprits.

Zangon Kataf disaster: Center belt youths condemn detention of 15 Atyap indigenes

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