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Policemen Injured In Kano During Attack 



Policemen Injured In Kano During Attack 

Two policemen have been injured, and one resident killed during an attack by suspected hoodlums in Jaen Makera quarters in Kano metropolis, News About Nigeria reports. 

The outgoing Commissioner of Police, AIG Usaini Gumel, disclosed this while speaking to newsmen in the state on Thursday.

He noted that the suspects killed a resident identified as Muktar Garba, also known as Babalia, during the incident, adding that Garba died while receiving treatment at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano.

He also stated that the corpse of the deceased has been released to his relatives for burial.

The police boss further noted that the hoodlums, who were carrying dangerous weapons, defied the police presence deployed in the area and started attacking innocent people.

However, Gumel added that more reinforcement from the police tactical team and nearby divisions was deployed to the area and peace was restored as the hoodlums fled.

He assured the people that the command is intensifying its effort to ensure that the culprits are identified and face the full wrath of the law.

Gumel disclosed that the two policemen, SC Wasilu Umar and PC Abdulmalik Yusif, who were injured during the incident, were treated and discharged from the hospital, adding that a suspect, Umar Shuaibu, was arrested for attacking Yusif, while a vehicle attached to Filin Hockey was destroyed.

The commissioner stressed that the command strives to address the underlying causes of violence and promote lasting peace and well-being for all individuals affected.

According to him, normalcy has returned to the area as police personnel are monitoring the situation.