Police Makes Swift Move Against Thugs Who Set Barau's Kano Campaign Office on Fire

Police Makes Swift Move Against Thugs Who Set Barau's Kano Campaign Office on Fire

  • Some armed thugs had earlier taken siege on a building belonging to Senator Jibrin Barau at the Kano metropolis
  • The thugs succeeded in destroying the building and some other items inside it before setting the property on fire
  • However, the police in the state said it has arrested 13 people in connection with the arson of Senator Barau's campaign office

Police officers in Kano state have arrested 13 people suspected to be connected with the razing of the campaign office belonging to Barau Jibrin, the 2023 governorship candidate in the state.

Daily Trust reports that while security officials have been deployed to the location, the police said some of the hoodlums who were part of the arson at Barau's campaign office in Kano state have been arrested.

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Speaking on the arrest, the Kano state police command spokesperson said the thugs were arrested with dangerous weapons and some illicit drugs.

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Police said 13 people have been arrested in connection with the arson on Barau's campaign office Photo: Nigeria Police Force
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Abdullahi Haruna said some police officers have been deployed to the location bringing serenity to the area while investigation into the matter has commenced.

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Peoples Gazzette reports that Haruna also said the arrested hoodlums would be charged to court for immediate prosecution over their criminal actions.

Thugs go berserk set Barau's campaign office on fire

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress party had been set ablaze by some hoodlums.

The incident which occurred on Thursday, December 2, created a lot of tension among residents living in the area.

The set of armed hoodlums were said to have gone berserk burning the campaign office of Senator Barau Jibrin.

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Barau is known to be one of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje's opponents since the political crisis in the state began between the governor and two other former governors of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau and Rabiu Kwankwaso.

Kano government's reaction to the sealing of Barrister Nuraini's law firm

In another instance, the Kano state government had debunked the claim that the rift between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and Ibrahim Shekarau led to the sealing of the firm of the former's lawyer.

The state government described the claim as mischievous while stating that it would not be a party to joining the state in a political debacle between the governor and Shekarau.

According to the state government, the Bureau for Land Management has been on a row, sealing properties that do not meet up with the demands of the law in Kano.

Source: Legit.ng

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