Police in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, have arrested 42 members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) over protest on Tuesday.
DSP Josephine Adeh, the spokesperson for the police, said that the protesters who came from Niger, Bauchi, Gombe, Borno and Kaduna states caused mayhem in the FCT.
Josephine said the suspects, carrying charms, stones and some minor explosives were nabbed at the Kubwa-Gwarimpa axis of Abuja.
She added that they stormed the area in large numbers, obstructing traffic and throwing stones and explosives at police operatives.
Adeh said police operatives had been able to disperse the protesters and brought the situation under control.
According to her, no casualty was recorded but some of the protesters sustained injuries.