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Youths Burn Down Police Station, Kill Kidnap Suspect In Sokoto




The police in Sokoto State on Tuesday confirmed the loss of life of 1 particular person, burning of a divisional police station and two automobiles in Kware Native Authorities Space of the state.


The spokesman for the police within the state, ASP Abubakar Sanusi, instructed reporters that this was after a mob got here to the station demanding the discharge of two suspected kidnappers.

Sanusi stated that the suspects had been earlier arrested and investigated for his or her alleged involvement in kidnapping within the space. He defined that the mob, principally youths, got here to the station shouting and insisting that the 2 suspects be launched, Information Company of Nigeria studies.

He stated that they overpowered the operatives guarding the station and burnt it down together with the DPO’s automobile and two police vans.

He added that the mob succeeded in killing one of many suspects and wounded the opposite.

Sanusi, nonetheless, stated no arrest had been made, however the investigation was ongoing.

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