Nastura Sharif, one of the leaders of the protest held in Katsina state over the rising spate of insecurity in the state has been arrested by the Police.
The Protesters under the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) had on Tuesday asked the Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, and President Muhammadu Buhari to resign if they could not solve the security challenges faced by the people.
Announcing Sharif’s arrest through, the group’s director of operations Aminu Adam, narrated how he was arrested and detained in Abuja after the protest on Tuesday.
He said: “After the protest ended peacefully, the Katsina state police commissioner, Mr. Sanusi Buba, invited us to his office for an interaction during which he told us that the Inspector General of Police wanted to see Sharif,” he said.
“The commissioner handed us to a team of policemen, headed by the OC (officer in charge), federal operations bureau (FOB), who led us to Abuja.
“We drove from Katsina to Abuja with the police team in a white bus and a Hilux. However, on getting to force headquarters in Abuja, they told us that Sharif is under arrest for the protest and they put him in detention.”
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