The Jigawa State Police Command on Tuesday said 10 suspected political thugs have been arrested for fighting during a political gathering in Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer for the command in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, who confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Tuesday, said that four others were injured during the fight.
“We have arrested 10 suspects for fighting after a political gathering in Gwaram town yesterday.
“Adequate security was provided for the gathering, however, after the event, thugs began to fight during which four persons were injured,” he said.
Jinjiri warned that the police would not tolerate any act capable of disrupting public peace in the state.
According to him, investigation into the cases was ongoing, adding that the suspects would be charged to court soon.