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A Thug Kills Imam In Kano For Warning Him Against Indian Hemp

Kano State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Usaini Gumel

Report from Kano State, North West Nigeria says, an 18-year-old notorious thug, Yusuf Haruna, has stabbed a 45-year-old Kano Imam, Mallam Sani Mohammed Shuaibu to death.

Haruna, popularly known as “Lagwatsani,” reportedly stabbed the Imam for advising him and his gang against smoking Indian hemp around mosque premises.

Lagwatsani reportedly stabbed his victim to death on December 31, 2023, at Jakara Quarters, in Kano metropolis with a sharp knife at his back while the Imam was performing ablution.

Spokesperson of the Kano state police command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said in a statement that the Imam sustained deep injury and was rushed to Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital where he was confirmed dead by the Doctor.

“The Kano Police Command has apprehended a notorious thug, Yusuf Haruna AKA Lagwatsani, aged 18 years, of Dala Local Government Area, Kano responsible for the senseless murder of a renowned Imam.

“On December 31, 2023, a report was received from one Musa Yunusa, of Jakara Quarters Kano that on the same date, the said Yusuf Haruna attacked and stabbed one Mallam Sani Mohammed Shuaibu, aged 45 years, of same address with a sharp knife at his back while performing ablution, simply because the victim warned him and his gang to stop smoking Indian hemp around the Mosque premises.

“The incident shook the community, and our officers have worked tirelessly to identify and capture the assailant. This arrest is a testament to our unwavering commitment to protecting the sanctity of life and bringing justice to those affected by such heinous acts,” he said.

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