Police nab 13 suspects over attack on Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (Photos)

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Police nab 13 suspects over attack on Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (Photos)

The Kano State Police Command on Thursday arrested 13 suspects in connection with the setting ablaze of Senator Barau Jibrin’s office, a Senator representing Kano North Senatorial District along Maiduguri road in the metropolis.

The office was set ablaze by hoodlums who carried dangerous weapons forcing residents to scamper for safety.

A statement signed by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, made available to journalists said, “Today, 2 December 2021 at about 0800 hours, 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.

“The teams immediately swung into action, 13 suspected thugs (Yan Daba) were arrested and the following exhibits recovered from them: 34 dangerous weapons, 23 clubs (gora) and gallons of suspected PMS (petrol).

“Other items also recovered from them include one parcel and 30 pieces of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, 24 sachets of Diazepam tablets, four pieces of Red Sun Solution, one mobile phone, two ceiling fans and a bunch of charms.

The statement added that normalcy was immediately restored and the situation under control as an investigation has commenced and the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.

The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi also warned in the statement 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 good people of Kano State for their prayers, encouragements, continuous support and cooperation”.

He urged residents 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”.

Police nab 13 suspects over attack on Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (Photos)

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