The police in Kano state have arrested no fewer than 10 suspected miscreants known as `Yan Daba’, following a bloody clash during the Sallah Durbar in the metropolis.
The traditional durbar of `Hawan Daushe’ was held at the palace of emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II, as part of Eid-el-Fitr celebration, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Legit.ng gathers that DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Spokesman, Kano State Police Command, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Thursday, June 6.
Haruna said that the incident occurred on Wednesday, June 5, after the hawan daushe celebration, when the miscreants started trouble resulting in the fatal clash.
He said: “As a result, one person died while two others sustained injuries."
The spokesman, however, said that investigation had begun into the cause of the clash.
Haruna said that the suspects, who were arrested with various dangerous weapons, would be charged to court after the investigation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigeria Police Force on Monday, June 3, said it arrested 38 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and gun runners in different parts of the north central, northeast and northwest zones of the country.
Force spokesman and deputy commissioner of police, Frank Mba, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Abuja.
He said that the suspects were arrested by police operatives attached to the Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
According to Mba, 20 AK 47 rifles, 11 dane guns, four pump action rifles, 10 automatic pistols, 6,000 live ammunition and two vehicles were recovered.
He said that the arrest was in continuation of the Operation Puff Adder recently launched to tackle the security challenges on the Abuja-Kaduna highway and the country in general.
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