986 persons arrested for violating lockdown, social distancing order in Kaduna

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986 persons arrested for violating lockdown, social distancing order in Kaduna

986 persons arrested for violating lockdown, social distancing order in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has made it known that it had made an arrest of 986 people who were found violating the social distancing and lockdown orders.

The command stated that 48 of the suspects arrested were religious leaders and beer parlour operators in the state.

Umar Musa Muri, who is the State Commissioner of Police, said those arrested have been charged to court for prosecution.

He stated that the arrests were part of the measures of the government to enforce the lockdown and social distancing across Kaduna state.

The commissioner further explained that the state command has made an arrest of 91 suspects for various crimes which include banditry, Armed robbers, kidnapping, culpable homicide, rape, shop breaking, theft and other crimes.

He said so many weapons have been recovered from the suspects while others were neutralised during various operations carried out by the command.

986 persons arrested for violating lockdown, social distancing order in Kaduna

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