Kano: Police Arrest 4 Suspects Over Shi’ite, community clash


DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Police Public Relations Officer, Kano State Police Command confirmed the arrest of 4 suspects in connection with a clash between some people of Dorayi babba community and the followers of Shi’a muslim sect that claimed properties. 

“We already have 4 peoples in our detention and the Police Commissioner has already directed for the tranfer of the case to Criminal Investigation Department fo discrete investigation.”

People in the community who reacted to the development inform this newpaper that the clash may not be unconnected to land owned by a shi’ite who hosted his fellow for an event. 

Last week a Kaduna State High court acquitted Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky of all charges and released him unconditionally a development celebrated by Shi’a faithfuls. Six years after: El-Zakzaky regains freedom, wife joins


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