DCP Usman Umar killed in clash between Shiites, Police



A Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations at the FCT Command, Usman Umar, has been confirmed killed in a clash between the Shiites and police personnel in Abuja.

According to a statement from the Force
Headquarters, DCP Umar was killed in a protest involving about 3000 members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) who have been calling for the release of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

The police communique issued by DCP Frank Mba, the Force Public Relations Officer, adds that two Assistant Superintendents of Police were injured in the clash.


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