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How DPO, soldiers were wounded in Kajuru crisis



The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Kajuru Local Government of Kaduna CSP Umar Faruku and several soldiers were among those injured in the crisis that engulfed Kasuwan Magani on Friday.

Daily Trust had earlier reported that two persons were killed and a house burnt in the short time the crisis lasted, which was followed by a curfew imposed on the area by the state government.

The DPO and the soldiers as well as other policemen who were shot during the crisis are receiving treatment at the Kalapanzin Barracks, St. Gerard’s and JNI Hospitals in Kaduna.

The police officer and the soldiers were injured as they made to disperse the youths who had already set a house in Kasuwan Magani ablaze.

Kasuwan Magani is a 30-minute drive from the state capital and has experienced several crises in the past two years Source in the local government said some arrests had been made in connection with the fracas in Kajuru.

Read more; Daily Trust April 29, 2019

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