Kano:    Neighborhood  vigilante   operatives stab 17 yrs old boy to death


Kano:    Neighborhood  vigilante   operatives stab 17 years old boy to death

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Kano police command, Tuesday confirmed  the  arrest of  five vigilante operatives,  for allegedly stabbing   to death, one Ahmed Musa a.ka Halifa, who is a   resident of  Dorayi Chiranchi  in Kumbotso local government , Kano .

Those  in police net  in connection with murder of Halifa are,  Emmanuel Koroyero 34 years old,   Jeremiah Timothy, 32 years old,  Auwal Jafar 25 years old , Uwais Haladu 45 years old and  Elisha Ayuba 33 years old all residents of Sani Abacha Youth Centre in Kano.

The suspects , who are all attached to Sani Abacha Youth Centre, where they worked as security guards , it is reported they had minor squabbles with the deceased, in the process they battered him with clubs and whip, under the circumstance  the operatives pulled out a knife with which they  stabbed  Halifa on the neck.

The 17 years old was rushed to hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

The public relations officer, Kano police command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident told journalists that the suspects were in police  net.

In his words “ on 21st January 2021, at about 11am, we received an emergency call  from Sabon Titi Madobi road, that some persons battered one Ahmed Musa 17 years old, he was stabbed with a knife.

“CP Sumaila Dikko acted swiftly by ordering the DPO  Dorayi division, SP Ibrahim Hamma to act accordingly,  all necessary policing  measures taken  resulted into the arrest of the suspects, the case has been transferred to SCID homicide department for discreet investigations.”

Kiyawa disclosed that on completion of investigations the matter will be charged to court.


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