The Police in Kano state have arrested a 57- year-old man for killing his own brother – Tijjani Yahaya was said to have stabbed his 20-year-old brother, Aminu Mohammad, to death – According to a statement by the Kano state Police, the incident occurred at Annandin Islamic School, Kofar Ruwa, Dala local government area of the state The Kano state Police command said it had arrested a 57-year-old man, Tijjani Yahaya, for allegedly stabbing his 20-year-old brother, Aminu Mohammad, to death. This is contained in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, in Kano on Sunday, July 21. He said that the incident occurred at Annandin Islamic School, Kofar Ruwa, Dala local government area of Kano state on July 19, at about 9.00 p.m. According to him, preliminary investigations revealed that Yahaya and the victim had a misunderstanding and, in the process, Yaya stabbed him on his chest with a sharp knife. “The suspect was arrested and the knife was recovered,” the PPRO stated.
Haruna said the victim was rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital Kano, where he died while receiving treatment. The PPRO said the commissioner of Police in the state, Ahmed Iliyasu, ordered that the case be transferred to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department for discreet investigation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nigeria Police over the weekend arrested four domestic staff of former president Goodluck Jonathan. The staff were said to have been arrested for stealing jewelries worth N300 million from Jonathan’s mansion in Bayelsa state.