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Police Disperse Villagers At Burial, Arrest Curfew Violators In Kaduna

The Commissioner for Inner Safety and Residence Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, and the Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, monitor compliance with the federal government’s directives on COVID-19.



Some policemen have dispersed a crowd of villagers on the burial of a younger man in Kaduna State.

The funeral held on Saturday at Maraban Rido neighborhood in Chikun Native Authorities Space of the state.

Whereas dispersing the gathering, the safety operatives arrested a number of folks for violating the lockdown order of the state authorities.

The state authorities had banned all social gatherings, together with burial and marriage ceremony ceremonies as a part of efforts to include the unfold of coronavirus (COVID-19) within the state.

It has additionally invoked Part 2 and eight of the Kaduna State Quarantine Legislation of 1926 and declared a complete lockdown of the state on March 26 till additional discover.

These embrace the restriction of actions, in addition to ban on social gatherings and inter-state travels.

The villagers have been intercepted because the Commissioner for Inner Safety and Residence Affairs in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, launched into an inspection tour of some elements of the state.

Aruwan, who was accompanied by some heads of safety companies, defined that the train was to observe the extent of compliance with the federal government’s directive.

The Commissioner of Police within the state, Umar Muri, who was a part of the inspection staff, spoke to reporters.

He said that the burial was in complete violation of the federal government’s directive banning ceremonies and different social gatherings.

“Residents are actually underestimating this pandemic; any person died and so they gathered, greater than 50 folks. It can’t be tolerated on this state and it can’t be tolerated in your complete nation.

“We’re warning folks to desist from gathering and whoever violates the curfew will certainly be arrested and made to face the wrath of the legislation,” the police commissioner warned.

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