MURIC condemns killings of Muslim travelers in Jos, calls for immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible

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MURIC condemns killings of Muslim travelers in Jos, calls for immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the killings of Muslim travelers in Jos and called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the attack. 

 

At least 22 travellers were killed along the Gada-Biyu – Rukuba road area of Jos, the Plateau state capital on Saturday, August 14. They were about  50 traveling in a convoy of 5 hummer buses when they were attacked. 22 of them were killed while others sustained serious injuries. 

In a statement issued by MURIC director Ishaq Akintola on Sunday August 15, he called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for the killing.

“MURIC condemns this massacre in the strongest terms. It is barbaric,” said MURIC director Ishaq Akintola made the call on Sunday in a statement, demanding that they be rounded up.

“We reject the crocodile tears and lies of Governors Lalong of Plateau and Akeredolu of Ondo State who claimed that the attack was a case of mistaken identity. This excuse…



Source: Linda Ikeji