By Mukhtar Yahaya Usman
Top story: Police investigates Wudil/Garko representative of masterminding political murders
Kano state police command says it is investigating a federal legislator Muhammad Ali Wudil representing Wudil/Garko constitueny in the House of Representatives for allegedly masterminding political unrest leading to the death of some people in Rano local government.
KANO TODAY recalls that about three people were said to have died in the crisis during the flag-off of the All Peoples’ Congress (APC) campaign in Kano South senatorial zone.
Magaji Musa Majiya, Kano state police spokesperson said Muhammad Ali Wudil was adviced by the police not to attend the political rally due to security reports against him but he refused to accept the advice.
He said the police command has evidence that Muhammad Ali Wudil went to the rally with political thugs who are now accused of killing three persons at the event.
He added that the command would invite the politician for interrogation and subsequent trial as soon as it gathers enough evidence against him.
60-year old jailed for raping 9-year old – Kano state high court sitting at Miller Road under Justice Aisha Mahmud has sentenced one Bala Sa’adu, 60, to seven years in prison for raping a nine-year-old girl.
The court found Bala Sa’adu guilty of seducing the little girl with money contrary to section 283 of the Penal Code.
Prosecution counsel Zakariyya Muhammad presented six witnesses before the court to prove his case.
Giving the judgment Aisha Muhammad said she will consider minimal verdict to him for his old age, thus, sentence him to seven year in jail.
Hisbah rearrests Kano ‘same-sex marriage’ suspect – Kano State Hisbah Command has re-arrested, Fatima Jaririyar Zuciya, one of the 11 women arrested in Sabon Gari area for allegedly organizing a ‘lesbian marriage’.
KANO TODAY reports that the 11 women were arraigned before a Shari’a court and have been remanded in prison custody awaiting trial.
A director of the Hisbah command, Abba Sa’id Sufi said a prison officer unlawfully released Fatima Jaririyar Zucya was but she has been rearrested by Hisbah officers.
Spokesperson Kano state high court Baba Jibo Ibrahim, said they will investigate the issue and bring the suspected prison officer to justice.
Muhammadu Buhari visits Kano – The president, Muhammad Buhari was in Kano Thursday for the maiden graduation of degree-holding Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASPs) at the Police Academy Wudil.
Muhammad Buhari charged the 602 new ASPs to commit themselves to ensuring the security of lives and safety of property in Nigeria.
Buhari also warned the newly commissioned police officers, that anyone caught colleting bribes will face severe punishment.
Buhari welcomes Kwankwaso’s associates back to APC – Professor Hafiz Abubakar, former deputy governor of Kano state, who resigned recently to join Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, in the Peoples’ Democratic Party is back in the All Progressives Congress.
He was among the staunch allies of Kwankwaso, members of his Kwankwasiyya Movement, who have retraced their steps to the APC and who met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night in Abuja.
In welcoming the party leaders back to the APC, President Buhari said the house was large enough to accommodate everyone and promised to speak to the leadership of the party and government in Kano to accommodate and work with the returnees.
Other returnees at the meeting include a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Aminu Dabo; the immediate past National Treasurer, Bala Mohammed Gwagwarwa; Security Adviser to Kwankwaso, retired Gen. Danjuma Dambazau; Eng. Mu’azu Magaji, all of them staunch members of Kwankwasiyya, as well as Sen. Isa Zarewa who left in protest against the last primaries.
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