38 Shiites arraigned for criminal conspiracy, rioting

38 Shiites arraigned for criminal conspiracy, rioting

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38 Shiites arraigned for criminal conspiracy, rioting
<p class=""><strong>The Police has arraigned 38 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shiites.</strong></p> <p class="">The Police had arrested 40 Shiites on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for invading the National Assembly where they shot two policemen and burnt three vehicles.</p> <p class="">They were arraigned before three Magistrates in Abuja on Thursday, July […]
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<p class=""><strong>The Police has arraigned 38 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, popularly known as Shiites.</strong></p>

<p class="">The Police had arrested 40 Shiites on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for invading the National Assembly where they shot two policemen and burnt three vehicles.</p>

<p class="">They were arraigned before three Magistrates in Abuja on Thursday, July 12, 2019, for criminal conspiracy, mischief, unlawful assembly, obstructing a public official, disturbing public peace, rioting armed with deadly weapons and causing grievous hurt.</p>

<p class="">The Police alleged that the accused persons snatched a gun from one <strong>Inspector Ahmed Sani </strong>and caused grievous hurt on <strong>SP Umar Abdullahi, Insp. Ahmed Sani, Cpls. Mohammed Sarki, </strong>and<strong> Joseph Abutu.</strong></p>

<p class="">The Shi’ite members were charged under sections 97, 326,180, 149,107, 243, 113 and 267 of the Penal Code.</p>

<p class="">Two other members of the sect were screened and released.</p>

<p class="">According to <strong><em>Punch</em></strong>, ten accused persons who were arraigned before Magistrates’ Court 2, Wuse Zone 6, presided over by Mohammed Ibrahim pleaded not guilty and were, however, granted bail.</p>

<p class="">Thirty-eight others who were arraigned before the Magistrates’ Court 3, Wuse Zone 6 and Court 13, Wuse Zone 3, presided over by Magistrates <strong>Ahmed Adejumo </strong>and <strong>Raphael Egbo</strong>, respectively, were remanded in prison custody, after pleading not guilty to the charges.</p>

<p class="">The matter was subsequently adjourned to July 18, 2019.</p>

<p class="">The Shiite protesters, who were demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who had been in custody since 2015, have continued to engage the police in a violent confrontation.</p>

<p class="">They threw stones and other objects at the security operatives who often respond with tear gas canisters and gunshots.</p>

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