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  • Updated: May 19, 2024

Police deploys personnel as Soldiers, hoodlums clash at Banex plaza 

Police deploys personnel as Soldiers, hoodlums clash at Bane

The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command has deployed its operatives to Banex plaza, an electronics and telecommunications gadgets market, in Abuja, after a clash between soldiers and some traders on Saturday.

Some civilians in a viral video overpowered some soldiers in a fight at the popular market, while some scampered for safety over the fear of reprisals.

Eye witness account at the scene of the pandemonium said the fight occurred over the sale of a mobile phone.

“There’s a problem at Banex now. Some soldiers came to complain about a phone, and during an argument with the traders, a fight ensued,” the witness said.

Meanwhile, the spokesperson for the FCT Police Command, SP Josephine Adeh disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, Benett Igweh has deployed officers of the FCT Intelligence Response Team to the scene of the incident

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