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Police officer shoots colleague to death in Kano



A Police officer, Inspector Ya’u Yakubu has reportedly shot dead his colleague, Sargeant Basharu Alhassan over an altercation in Kano state.

It has been gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday night in Warawa Local Government area when the fight broke out between Yakubu and Alhassan.

It was gathered that during the ensuing fight, MYakubu used his gun to fire shot at Alhassan,

The deceased was rushed to the Wudil General Hospital by his colleagues where he was confirmed dead by doctors.

Unconfirmed reports said the fight broke out because the deceased was suspected to have affairs with the wife of Yakubu.

However, the spokesman of the Kano state Police Command, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who confirmed the incident, said Yakubu was enraged because late Alhassan laughed at him over transfer of place of work out of Warawa.

Kiyawa, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP, said the Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko ordered the transfer of the case to the headquarters for further investigation.

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