Hoodlums burn down a police station, church in Abuja
Three people have been confirmed dead after hoodlums set The Dutse Makarantapolice station and a church
in Abuja ablaze on Tuesday.
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The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of riot policemen nationwide
to protect lives and property. The IG also deployed police operatives to strengthen security around custodial facilities nationwide.
A statement on Tuesday, by the force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, titled, ‘Attacks on police facilities,
others: IG orders deployment of anti-riot police officers,’ explained that 12 suspects have been arrested in
connection with the attack on two custodial facilities
and a police station in Edo State, on Monday. Five rifles allegedly stolen from the police station were also