A man Identified as Haruna Ya’u who is popularly called Dangaru has been apprehended by the Kano state Police Command for allegedly killing his friend, Sani Ibrahim, following an altercation over N500.
The state media reports that the incident occurred at Dan Tsinke Quarters of Tarauni Local Government Area on Monday, August 16.
According to family members of the deceased, Ibrahim had given one of his friends, Aminu Ahmad N500 and sent him on an errand.
However, Aminu decided to spend the money for his personal purpose. An argument broke out when late Ibrahim demanded his money or the item.
Haruna who is friends with late Ibrahim, arrived at the scene and took sides with Aminu. Both men got involved in a fight and in the process, Haruna stabbed Ibrahim with a pair of scissors he found at the scene.
Ibrahim was rushed to the Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital, Kano, where he was pronounced dead.
The mother of the deceased, Zainab Is’maila, expressed her anguish while calling out for justice as her deceased son was her only benefactor catering for the family’s needs.
She disclosed that he was based in Port Harcourt where he sold iron scraps and was only waiting for her permission to return to Port Harcourt when he was killed.
The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the incident. He said the alleged killer has been arrested and would be charged to court once the investigation into the case has been completed.