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Four priests arrested for masterminding protest in Imo

05 July 2016, 21:19

Imo - Four Catholic priests have been arrested in Imo State following a protest they masterminded that led to the shooting of a DPO, Naij reported.

During the protest, irate youths burnt and barricaded the highway, heavily disrupting the town.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Taiwo Lakanu, states that the Divisional Officer of Police that was shot, Danjuma Ragga, was shot on the leg while trying to calm to the tension.

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The youth hauled missiles at police and the reverend who was leading the protest was trying to get police patrol vans to be burnt down.

Lakanu has stated that those involved will be heavily punished for their crime.

For more on this story visit Naij


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