Police on Friday interrupted the family protest for Abaju-Kaduna trains on Friday.
Terrorists on March 28 attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train, killing eight passengers and abducting others.
Families since the incident have been urging the Provincial Government to rescue their loved ones who had been abducted by terrorists.
Families gathered at Unity Fountain holding placards with such slogans as “Victims die in captivity,” “Mr. President, please help us,” “Our blood pressure is rising daily,” “We do not sleep with our two eyes. is closed ”among others.
They had planned to march on the National Assembly but were stopped by police on the way and chased away by police. Police said the families did not inform them of the protest.
Speaking to City Round, one of the family members, Abdulmumin Mohammed, lamented the police action, adding that he should have shown compassion.
He expressed his displeasure with the government’s efforts to rescue the victims, and called on the government to speed up the process.
Mohammed said, “The police must show compassion. They should have joined us in this struggle but out of compassion they decided to do something different. Sin. Our loved ones had been detained for more than 60 days. Most of them are not in good health. We need the government to act quickly in whatever they do. The victims are dying, and we are not happy about our home.