Zamfara State Police Command has condemned a video clip circulating on social media over alleged presence of bandits round Kungurki village of Kaura Namoda Native Authorities Space of the State.
The clip claimed that the bandits had been trying to assault the village, which necessitated the communities to mobilize and defend themselves.
In accordance with the police spokesman within the state, SP Mohammed Shehu, the message contained within the video clip was utterly false, and a calculated try and insert worry and confusion into the minds of the individuals of the State and to additional painting the State in a foul mild.
He stated, “whereas the Police is poised to deepening amity within the State by dialogue and reconciliation between warring communities, some unpatriotic individuals from Kungurki village of Kaura Namoda Native Authorities Space who misunderstood the peace constructing course of by engagement and dialogue carried harmful weapons corresponding to Dane weapons, cutlasses, sticks and blocked a feeder highway with an try and assault the Kaura Namoda peace Committee headed by the DPO who had been getting back from stakeholders’ assembly held at Kungurki at the moment sixth March 2021.
“However within the video clip they recorded, the miscreants modified the narrative and claimed that bandits had been round their village attempting to assault them which necessitated them to mobilize and confront the bandits to defend themselves.
“This uncivilised act of spreading false data by battle entrepreneurs as a way to create disaffection and disrupt the prevailing peace of the State won’t be taken with levity as any particular person or group discovered to have participated within the act or sponsored others to take part will certainly face the complete wrath of the regulation.
“The Command urges members of the general public to ignore the video clip and go about their professional endeavours. Different communities are additionally enjoined to ignore this unpatriotic observe by the communities of Kungurki, in order that they can’t be utilized in the identical method by some unscrupulous components who will not be completely happy to see the State in peace and stability.”