The police in Kano have arrested one Haruna Ya’u, who allegedly killed his friend, Musa Muhammad, during an argument over N500.
The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna confirmed the arrest of the suspect to newsmen in Kano and has ordered that the case be transferred to State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) for Investigations and will be charged to court.
Muhammad, 18, was allegedly stabbed to death with scissors by Ya’u during a dispute at Dantsinke in the Tarauni Local Government of Kano State.
The incident happened when another friend of the deceased, Aminu Torres, 23, allegedly asked Muhammad to buy some hard drugs with N500, but the latter used the money for other purposes.
This led to a dispute and in the process, 22-year-old Ya’u allegedly stabbed the victim in the neck, leading to his death.
A member of the vigilante group in the area, Jafar Abdulkadir Yusuf confirmed the development to reporters. Yusuf further said the culprits had been arrested.
The corpse of the deceased was also said to have been evacuated by men of the vigilante group.