Police in Kaduna State said they have arrested four members of the outlawed Islamic Movement in Nigeria IMN during the Ashura Day procession in Kaduna and Zaria.

The police which reiterated that, it used minimum force against the protesting Shi’ites group however claimed that, the protesters fired at policemen with catapult during the clash.

Kaduna State Police Command PPRO, DSP Yakubu Sabo Abubakar in a statement also said the IMN members became violent and unruly on sighting the security men who went to disperse them.

Islamic Movement of Nigeria IMN popularly known as Shiites came out along Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway Kaduna and at Kasuwan Mata area of Zaria city respectively on procession in respect of the annual Ashura Day, blocking the public highways, causing traffic jam and molesting commuters.