By Sahelian Times

The Kano State Police Command has arrested 13 people in connection with the vandalisation of Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office on Thursday, 2nd December, 2021.


The police spokesperson, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who made the disclosure to newsmen also noted that many dangerous weapons were also confiscated.


He said, “Today, 02/12/2021 at about 0800hrs, a report was received that, thugs (Yan Daba) carrying dangerous weapons were sighted attacking and vandalizing the office of Senator Barau Jibrin, Senator representing Kano North Senatorial District along Maiduguri Road Kano.


On the receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed teams of Operation Puff Adder to move to the scene, restore normalcy and arrest the culprits.”



According to Kiyawa, the teams immediately swung in to action. Thirteen (13) suspected thugs (Yan Daba) were arrested, recovering dangerous weapons, petrol, hard drugs and other incriminating objects on them.


He said that normalcy was immediately restored and situation under control and investigation has commenced, and the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.


He warned that, “the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi warns that, criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State. They are advice to either repent or leave the State completely. Otherwise, they will be arrested and face the full wrath of Law. He thanked the good people of Kano State for their prayers, encouragement, continuous support and cooperation. He urged residents to pray for the State, the Nation and report incidences to the nearest Police Station and not to take laws into their hands. Rigorous patrol and raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the State, as the Command will sustain the ongoing “Operation Puff Adder”


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