BREAKING! Angry Youth Burn Police Station, Church In Kaduna

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 By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Youth said to be over 200 in the early hours Thursday March 22, burnt down a Police Station in Narayi axis of Kaduna metropolis.
The rampaging youth were said to have before then, burnt down a Narayi parish of a white garment church, over the death of a youth in the area, who was working for the church when he died.
Authentic News Daily gathered that trouble started when the youth demanded that the Police in Narayi hand over to them, the pastor in charge of the church where the young man died.
It was gathered that the Police had taken the pastor into protective custody after he had reported that a youth doing some construction work for the church had died in the process.
When our correspondent visited the affected property, heavily armed policemen in several trucks were seen on ground.
An eyewitness of the burning of the police station told our correspondent that when the hoodlums came, the police on duty were seriously outnumbered, so they took off for safety.
He said that the youth besides torching the Police Station, made away with not fewer than seven motorcycles belonging to their personnel as well as vandalising a Honda Accord vehicle popularly known as Hennessey, belonging to an officer.
When the burnt church was visited around 9:30am, the fire was still burning.
At the church premises, four buildings were pulled down, while the

A police officer’s vehicle vandalised in front of the burnt police station

was razed.

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