They were later whisked into a van parked by the road.
“Come out now! You are one of them!” a well-built armed soldier barked at a man in one of the buses.
A lady, who preferred anonymity, said she and two other members of her family were on their way to Jabi Motor Park when the passengers on the bus conveying them were forced out of the bus.
Daily Trust cannot independently verify how many persons were arrested at the time of filing this report.
Our correspondent learned that the Shiites were moving to a location where they were to hold a procession.
Despite the ban on Shiites procession in Abuja, members of the sect have continued to march on the streets of the nation’s capital at intervals.