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Police Arrest Teenager For Stabbing Chief Imam To Death

An eighteen year old old notorious thug, Yusuf Haruna, AKA Lagwatsani, has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an Imam to death in Dala Local Government Area of Kano State.

Confirming this, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Kano State Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said, “the incident happened on 31/12/2023 at about 1900hrs in Jakara Quarters, where one Yusuf Haruna attacked and stabbed 45 years old Mallam Sani Mohammed Shuaibu of the same address with a sharp knife at his back while performing ablution.

“As a result, the victim sustained deep injury and was rushed to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital and was confirmed dead by the doctor.”

Kiyawa said investigation revealed that the suspect committed the crime simply because the victim warned him and his gang to stop smoking Indian hemp around the Mosque premises.

He said the State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, assured the public of the Command’s commitment to conducting a thorough investigation on the case and bring justice to those affected by such heinous acts.

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He commended the people of the state for the confidence and friendship gesture being extended to the Police Command.

In another development, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Jigawa Command, says two persons lost their lives in an accident on Birnin Kudu/Kano highway.

The command’s spokesman, Mr Yahaya Ibrahim, confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse.

According to him, the accident occurred at about 2:50 pm due to speeding and a burst tyre.

He stated that the accident involved a Wolkswagen Golf car conveying 11 passengers out of which two lost their lives and nine others sustained varying degrees of injury.

The spokesman said the FRSC personnel who responded to the accident in seven minutes after receipt of the information, have since taken the victims to Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Birnin Kudu

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