Police Protest Six-Month Unpaid Allowances In Katsina
Law enforcement officials at Batsari Native Authorities of Katsina State on Thursday protested in opposition to their unpaid allowances.
In response to Katsina Submit, the cops took to the streets and blocked a significant street linking to Batsari market.
In response to the report, troopers ultimately arrived on the scene to take away the barricade, a transfer that provoked the police and triggered an change of verbal abuses earlier than the intervention of the district head of Batsari, Alhaji Tukur Muazu Rumah.
“Sure, I’m an eyewitness, they block our means when going for Batsari weekly markets, claiming that we gained’t have a enterprise as we speak as a result of the federal government has not paid them their allowances for six months,” a resident, Muhammad Wada Bakiyawa, mentioned.
Nevertheless, the state’s police spokesman, Gambo Isah, mentioned the story was not true. “It’s faux information, disregard it, it’s not true,” he mentioned when requested by Newsmen.
When he was instructed that Isah in regards to the footage and video of cops mounting roadblocks and arguing with the military officers, he mentioned mounting of the roadblock was regular within the space due to the excessive charge of banditry.
“In the event that they mount a roadblock, are they not performing their duties?” he mentioned. “That place, are you aware it’s a bandit space? The police are working with the army there. There’s a particular operation ongoing. They’re working collectively.”