The Kaduna State Government says it is awaiting operational feedback from security agencies on a trending video showing soldiers ‘dragging’ suspected criminals into an open boot of a military pickup truck.
Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, made this known in a statement on Sunday.
The video obtained by PRNigeria claimed that the suspects were kidnappers arrested by soldiers in the Kakura Chikun area of the State.
But Aruwan, in a statement sent to PRNigeria confirmed that the State Government had received enquires from the media and citizens over a video being circulated on social media platforms, allegedly showing security forces parading neutralized and arrested bandits in a location around Chikun LGA.
“It is necessary to clarify that at this time, the Kaduna State Government has not received feedback from security agencies regarding any such operations.
“Therefore no information can be provided at this time on the veracity of video clips making the rounds.
“The Kaduna State Government is awaiting feedback from security agencies on operations being conducted across various locations of interest.
“As soon as precise operational feedback is received, updates will be provided to the media and citizens,” he however said.