1 killed, 2 arrested as gangs clash in Kaduna


There was upheaval yesterday at Ungwar Shanu, a community in Kaduna-North LGA as two youth groups suspected to be members of the notorious Sarasuka gang clashed.
The spokesperson of the Kaduna State Police Command, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu, who confirmed the incident, said one person whose name was not given was killed when youths of Abakpa and Ungwar Shanu clashed.

According to him, the clash began on Friday and continued until yesterday (Saturday). “We swung into action immediately we got the distress call and we were able to arrest two of the youths while others fled.
He added that the state’s Commissioner of Police, Austin Iwar, directed that the parents of the youths involved in the incident, the community leaders and other stakeholders be invited so as to bring an end to activities of hoodlums.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.


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