Killings: CP deploys more policemen in Southern Kaduna

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The Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Umar Muri, has deployed more policemen to the southern part of the state to stop further killings in the area.

Specifically, the CP deployed more policemen to five local government areas of Kajuru, Zango-Kataf, Kaura, Kauru, and Jemaa.

The commissioner said the deployment was part of efforts towards restoring law and order in the troubled part of the state.

This followed the order of the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, asking that the Kaduna CP deploy more personnel in addition to the ones on ground.Members of the House of Representatives from Southern Kaduna had also raised the alarm over planned attacks by militias and armed herdsmen on communities during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.Apart from Kajuru, four Local Government Areas, including Zango-Kataf, Kaura, Kauru and Jemaa, have been under persistent attacks recently, forcing the state government to impose a 24-hour curfew on the affected communities.The State Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, in a statement on Friday, said, “The Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command, Umar Muri has ordered for immediate deployment of more Police personnel to Kajuru, Zango Kataf, Kaura and Kauru Local Government Areas of the State as part of efforts towards restoring law and order in the affected areas, as a result of the recent violence and other security challenges.

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