Breaking: Tension brews in Kano as police kill two in Sharada


By Ismail Auwal

The shots in Sharada quarters, were fired by some policemen from the anti-daba unit of Kano state police command.

An eye witness who confirmed the story told SahelianTimes that, security operatives in the area, were alleged to have been in the habit of storming and extorting money from youths.

Adding, “A group of youths, on the fateful Saturday, resisted giving money to the operatives, resulting in the use of live ammunition by the operatives to cause the deaths.”

” Abubakar Isah, who was hit by a bullet died on the spot”.

“Ibrahim Sulaiman (Mainasara), who was stabbed twice by the police started bleeding,”

  “he was rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialists hospital where attempt to save his life failed” he added

The two deceased,  Abubakar Isah and Ibrahim Sulaiman ( Mainasara) were buried on Sunday morning.

Abubakar Isa, and Ibrahim Sulaiman

Up to the time of filing this report, the state’s police relations officer, had not commented on the incident.

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