Police arrest teenager for stabbing another to death in Kano



The State Police Command says it has arrested a 19-year-old man, Suleiman Musa, in Ungogo Goverment Area of the state for allegedly stabbing Abubakar Sani, 18, to death.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued to newsmen in on Wednesday.

Haruna said that the incident occurred on April 7, at Sharifai Quarters of Ugogo Government Area.

“On April 7, at about 9:00 p.m, a complaint received from Sharifia Quarters of Ungogo Government Area of that on the same date at about 7:00 p.m, the suspect stabbed Sani of the same address on his stomach with a knife.

“Upon the complaint, the scene visited and the victim rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano, where he admitted.

“On April 10, the victim confirmed dead by a medical doctor.”

The statement added that the suspect had a misunderstanding with the victim while in the process stabbed in his stomach with a knife.

He said that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Sama’ila Dikko, had ordered that the be transferred to the Command’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Homicide Section, for discrete investigation.

The suspect, according to the statement, will be charged to at the completion of investigations. (NAN)