2023: Police arrest 61 suspected political thugs in Kano

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About sixty-one suspected political thugs have been arrested at the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign in Kano State.

A statement issued on Thursday by Spokesman of the Kano State Police Command, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said the arrests were made as part of the police effort to ensure peaceful election processes, and the Command’s efforts to rid the state of all forms of crimes and criminality, especially the menace of political thuggery.

Kiyawa further explained that the suspects were arrested on Wednesday during a political activity at Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.

According to him, “Thirty-three knives, eight cutlasses, four scissors,117 wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp, three bottles of suck and die, 500 pieces of suspected Exol tablets and bunch of charms were recovered from the suspects”.

He added that the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.