Monday, December 6, 2021
Array

COVID-19 lock-down: Vigilante group busts 4 weddings, arrests bridegrooms in Zaria

Must read

Agency Report
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
- Advertisement -

The Zaria Zonal Command of Kaduna state Vigilante Service, KadVS, on Saturday arrested four bridegrooms for violating the ban on large gathering imposed by the state government.

Bala Galadima, Zaria Zonal Commandant of KadVS, told newsmen that KadVS made the arrest within Zaria metropolis.

He added that the arrests was made at Lowcost, Mangwaron Babayo, Magajiya and Bakin Kasuwa settlements.

“Four bridegrooms with few of their friends, who were arrested, are in our custody; they will soon be prosecuted,” he said.

The Zonal Commandant said that the service had earlier reacted to intelligence information to facilitate the arrests of a bride, her groom and other guests at a marriage ceremony in the city on Wednesday.

According to him, the arrests were effected at Tudun Wada, Layin Yan Izala and Nagoyi areas.

Recall that the Kaduna state government had shut down schools and campuses as a precaution against the spread of coronavirus.

The government also banned public gatherings involving more than 50 people.

NAN also recalls that the state government on Thursday announced a total lockdown of the state as additional measures to contain the novel Coronavirus ravaging the world.

NAN

 

- Advertisement -

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest article

- Advertisement -
cosgrove