NEWS: Angry Kano Youth Stone Suspected Boko Haram Member to Death in Kano
An unidentified man was Friday lynched in Kano on suspicion
he belonged to the deadly sect, Boko Haram.
The man was stoned to death by hundreds who gathered near
Kano Central Mosque shortly before the commencement of
The attackers said the man arrived at the area with an explosive
material and a gun.
Spotted, a group of youth chased him from Karkasara to the
Central Mosque where he was rounded up and stoned to
The Kano Police spokesperson, Musa Majiya, confirmed the
He however said security operatives arrived at the scene
promptly but could not trace any of the alleged weapons the
man was accused of carrying.
Mr. Magaji, an Assistance Superintendent of Police, said
because the unproved allegation, police had commenced
investigation into what actually happened.
He warned the public against taking laws into their hands
whenever they suspected anything untoward, saying it could
lead to attacks on innocent people.
The attack came more than two months after Boko Haram
launched a devastating bomb and gun attacks on the central
mosque killing more than 100 people..