Assault on Kwankwaso: Police Arrest Abdulmumuni, 70 Others – THISDAY Newspapers


By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Kano State Police Command on Friday arrested a member of Home of Representatives, Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa and 70 different political supporters and leaders.

The arrest of lawmaker got here 24 hours after the assault on the marketing campaign  convoy of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso that led to a bloody conflict in Kofa Village of Bebeji Native Authorities Space of Kano State that claimed not fewer than two lives.

Kwankwaso was on a marketing campaign path round Kofa city on Thursday when an assault on his convoy led to violent conflict with supporters of the APC, Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa ensuing to the lack of lives.

Each events pointed accusing fingers at one another as to who began the violence for which the Home of Representatives member Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa stated resulted within the burning down of his 60 marketing campaign autos.

The Spokesman of the police in Kano, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, informed reporters that they arrested 70 individuals throughout the 2 political events together with celebration leaders and likewise invited Kofa for interrogation.

Haruna famous that solely two individuals have been killed within the conflict whereas a number of others have been injured. Twenty automobiles have been burnt and 18 different political marketing campaign autos shattered. He added {that a} neighborhood clinic has additionally been burnt down however no home was torched.

“We invited Honourable Kofa for interrogation for the police to have extra particulars as to what precisely occurred,” the Police spokesman stated.

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