The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed that one person died as a result of the violent protest embarked upon by members of the El-Zakzaky Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) in Abuja, Tuesday.
The deceased was confirmed dead by medical doctors few minutes after arriving the hospital following injury he sustained during the protest.
In a statement by the Command Spokesman, Manzah Anjuguri, normalcy was restored few minutes after the protect began.
“The FCT Police Command has successfully restored calm around Berger round-about after a violent protest by members of the proscribed El-Zakzaky Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who went berserk and were attacking innocent citizens and police operatives with dangerous weapons.
“As a result of the unfortunate incident, one person who sustained injury and was rushed to the hospital for medical attention has been certified dead by medical doctors on duty,” the statement noted.
According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Bala Ciroma, has ordered a full scale investigation into the unfortunate incident.