The Kano State Police Command has arrested 13 suspected thugs (Yan Daba) in connection with attack on the campaign office of Barau Jibril, the Senator representing Kano North Senatorial District.
It was gathered that hundreds of thugs armed with dangerous weapons, invaded Jibril’s campaign office along Maiduguri Road and vandalised part of the building, furniture and billboards.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, in a statement on Thursday, said the arrest followed the instruction of the state Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Shu’aibu-Dikko, to teams of Operation Puff Adder, which moved to the scene and restored normalcy.
The PPRO said large quantity of dangerous weapons, illicit drugs, charms and other items were recovered during the operation.
“Today, 02/12/2021 at about 0800hrs, a report was received that, thugs (Yan Daba) carrying dangerous weapons were sighted attacking and vandalizing the office of Senator Barau Jibrin, Senator representing Kano North Senatorial District along Maiduguri Road Kano,” he stated.
“On the receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed teams of Operation Puff Adder to move to the scene, restore normalcy and arrest the culprits.