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Photos: Police, Shiites clash in Abuja

A Divisional Police Crime Officer, attached to the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, was injured, Monday, following a clash between the police and El-Zakzaky supporters.

The officer, simply identified as Linus, was injured in the face when men of the Nigeria Police Force and adherents of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shiites, clashed following the denial of the group to undertake a protest rally against the continuing detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the federal government.

This was after he called for reinforcement to disperse group.

Police arrest some Shiite members shortly after damaged Police Van in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan
Police arrest some Shiite members shortly after damaged Police Van in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan
Some Shiite members Damage Police Van during their protest at the Federal Secretariat Abuja yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.
Shiite members protesting at Federal Secretariat Abuja yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.
Shiite members protesting at Federal Secretariat Abuja yesterday. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.


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