Insecurity: Police arrest students protesting resignation of Katsina SGS
Many students were arrested on Thursday by police for embarking on another protest in Katsina over insecurity.
The arrested protesters, mostly Students from various tertiary institutions, were reported to have stormed the streets, demanding the resignation of some top government officials.
The students were rounded up in the metropolis as they began their March and taken to the Central police station.
Confirming the arrest, the spokesman of the state police command SP Gambo Isah said “Yes we have arrested many of them”.
“They came out on the streets saying the Secretary to the State Government must go, so we don’t know who is the brain behind this politically motivated demonstration in Katsina”.
“It is very unlawful and instigating members of the public against government, so it is a crime and we are not going to leave it”.
“We will prosecute them in court. We will charge them for inciting disturbance, breach of peace amongst others”.