Wukari crisis: Taraba Police charge 53 to court

Many people were killed in Wukari in February.

The police in Taraba said that 53 people have been charged to court over the recent Wukari crisis.

Jubril Adeniji, the Commissioner of Police, told newsmen in Jalingo on Saturday that 125 people were arrested by the command, but 72 were freed after investigations.

“We arrested 125 persons in connection with the crisis; 72 were freed after investigations and 53 were charged to court,” he said.

The commissioner, however, said normalcy had since been restored to the area.

Crisis broke out in Wukari in February between different ethnic groups in Wukari leading to the loss of several lives and property.

Mr. Adeniji warned that the police would not tolerate activities of miscreants in the state.


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