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Police confirm one death, burning of station, three cars in Sokoto

The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

The Police in Sokoto State on Tuesday confirmed the death of one person, burning of a divisional police station and two vehicles in Kware Local Government Area of the state.

Spokesman for the police in the state, ASP Abubakar Sanusi, told newsmen that this was after a mob came to the station demanding the release of two suspected kidnappers.

Sanusi said that the suspects were earlier arrested and being investigated for their alleged involvement in kidnapping in the area.

He explained that the mob, mostly youths, came to the station shouting and insisting that the two suspects should be released.

He said thay they overpowered the operatives guarding the station and burnt it down along with the DPO’s car and two police vans.

He added that the mob succeeded in killing one of the suspects and wounded the other.

Sanusi, however, said no arrest had been made but investigation was ongoing.

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