Some Muslim youths in Kusada town in Katsina State have reportedly burnt down a Police station, seven cars, two motorcycles and some generator sets.
Some police officers in carrying out the order of the State about gatherings to contain the spread of coronavirus, prevented the faithfuls from observing their prayers.
The police spokesman, SP Gambo Isah confirmed the incident in a statement, and said that Malam Hassan, led some Muslim faithfuls to observed Friday prayers against the law of the land.
“Subsequently, he was arrested for questioning at Area Commander’s office, Malumfashi, which did not go down well with some of his followers.
“Consequently, today, March 28, 2020, at about 09:00hrs, this particular group organised themselves in such a tumultuous manner, rioting and attacked the police station and over-powered the policemen on duty at Kusada Division.
“They set ablaze the police station and DPO’s Quarters,” he said.
He also disclosed that one person has lost his life in the protest in Katsina, on Saturday.