By fabulous reportre
Security operatives have arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of two people in Sabon Garin Nasarawa, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
fabulous.com.ng reported on Monday, 3 April 2023 state government imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sabon Garin Nasarawa following the violence, on Sunday night, 2 April, 2023, which left two citizens dead and six others injured.
The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Monday, 3 April, 2023, explained that the incident forced the state government to impose a 24-hour curfew on the area to forestall escalation of violence to other parts of the state.
According to Aruwan, the state government had banned social activities, including Kidan Bishi, Kidan Gala (drama house) as well as hunting expeditions to ensure sanity in the area.
The Commissioner directed that security operatives should arrest anyone linked to the peddling of hard drugs in the Nasarawa and Sabon Garin Nasarawa areas.
The statement said in addition to the killing of two citizens, six persons were injured and are presently receiving medical attention, adding that several vehicles and properties were also destroyed in the incident.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai promised prompt action of the military and the police in preventing the violence from escalating beyond the area, assuring that that the matter would be investigated thoroughly.