TRENDING VIDEO: Nigerian Soldiers Stab, Beat Defenceless Shiite Protesters

A video trending on-line exhibits how some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), in any other case generally known as Shiites, have been assaulted by Nigerian troopers on Tuesday in Abuja.

In the video, the troopers have been seen beating, kicking and stabbing the defenceless protesters.

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The safety operatives additionally harassed passengers and passersby.

The Shiites had embarked a procession to mark the fortieth day of the homicide of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad, who was killed on tenth Muharram.

SaharaReporters had earlier reported that about six members of the group have been killed and a number of other injured by safety brokers at Gwarinpa gate close to Galadima throughout the procession.

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Despite the ban on Shiites’ procession in Abuja, members of the sect have continued to march on the streets of the nation’s capital to rejoice their particular days. 

On July 28, 2021, a Kaduna High Court discharged and acquitted Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, IMN chief, who spent over 5 years in detention.

He was arrested after a few of his followers clashed with troopers in Zaria, Kaduna State, in 2015.

The Kaduna State authorities had charged him with culpable murder.

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TRENDING VIDEO: Nigerian Soldiers Stab, Beat Defenceless Shiite Protesters

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