Reps Majority Leader, Alhassan Doguwa Arraigned over Alleged Homicide
Kano State Police Command, on Wednesday arraigned the majority leader of the House of Representatives Hon Alhassan Ado Doguwa before a magistrate court at Nomansland over an alleged of criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide and causing grievous hurt on innocent person during last Saturday general election.
Earlier according to the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) SP Haruna Kiyawa, said police received complaints on the gruesome murder of three persons, causing grievous injury to eight others in Tudun Wada LGA on 26 February 2023 while the collation of election results was ongoing.
He stated that in response to an alleged viral video of some victims with suspected gunshots in the Social Media, the Commissioner of Police in charge of 2023 General Election, Kano State Command, CP Muhammad Yakubu directed the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Kano State Police Command to carry out a thorough investigation.
On 27 February 2023, in continuation of the investigation, the Department extended a formal invitation to Honorable Alhassan Ado Garba Doguwa, a member representing Doguwa/Tudun Wada Federal Constituency for his alleged complicity in the murder.
Following his refusal to honour the invitation, the Command was left with no other option than to activate a motion that would lead to his arrest.
Doguwa was subsequently arrested by detectives from the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) Bompai Kano at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport in the state capital.