The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of 13 Armed Thugs among hundreds who attacked and set ablaze Senator Barau Jibrin Gubernatorial Campaign Office in Kano.
The spokesman of the Command, DSP Haruna Abdullahi Kiyawa said at about 0800hrs, Thursday, they received reports that thugs (Yan Daba) carrying dangerous weapons were sighted vandalizing the office of Barau Jibrin, a Senator representing Kano North Senatorial District along Maiduguri Road Kano.
He said the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed teams of Operation Puff Adder to move to the scene, restore normalcy and arrest the culprits.
Kiyawa noted, that the teams immediately swung into action, arrested the thirteen suspected thugs (Yan Daba) and recovered 34 dangerous weapons, 23 clubs (Gora), 2 gallons of suspected PMS (Petrol), 1 parcel and 30 pieces of dried leaves, suspected to be Indian Hemp, 24 sachets of Diazepam tablets, 4 pieces of red sun solution, 1 mobile phone, 2 ceiling fans and a bunch of charms.
Jibrin’s guber campaign office burnt down in Kano
“Normalcy was immediately restored and the situation under control. Investigations have commenced and suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.
The Commissioner of Police, has, however, warned that criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State. They are advised to either repent or leave the state completely. Otherwise, they will be arrested and face the full wrath of the law.
He thanked the people of Kano State for their prayers, encouragement, continuous support and cooperation, urging them to pray for the state, the nation and report incidences to the nearest Police Station and not 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”, he said.