The Kano State Police Command on Thursday confirmed that one Haruna Ya’u (male, 22-year-old) has allegedly killed his friend, Ibrahim Ibrahim as result of feud between them over N500.
The subject, Haruna Ya’u, also known as Dan-Haru is a resident of Tarauni local government area in Kano.
In a telephone interview with PRIME TIME NEWS, Police Public Relations Officer Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa said that the subject allegedly murdered Ibrahim Ibrahim for N500 which was not his, ” nonetheless he stabbed him in the chest, claiming that the deceased was merely looking down on him.”
DSP Kiyawa said, “the alleged killer has agreed to have committed the crime”.
It was gathered that one Basiru Ahmad, who witnessed the incident, narrated that few minutes before the incident, the two youths stood by him and advised them to abort the fight and live peacefully.
BBC Hausa reports that another friend of the deceased, Sani Alhassan, said that they were chatting when he returned from his business of riding a motorcycle and they noticed him (Ibrahim) laid flat on his chest, calling Dan-Haru’s name.
However, Kano State Commissioner of Police Habu Sani has already confirmed the arrest of the suspect, and an investigation is underway with the matter being referred back to the state police criminal investigation department.