Police arrest member elect,Sani Madakin Gini in Kano

A member elect representing Dala Federal Constituency of Kano State, Sani Madakin Gini has been arrested for alleged unlawful possession of firearms, Wednesday.
A statement by the police spokesman in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa confirmed the arrest saying  the case is currently under investigation.
“We can confirm that Hon. Sani Madakin Gini has been arrested for unlawful possession of firearms. He is currently in our custody and undergoing investigation.
“The police will not relent in its effort at ensuring that the law is upheld and everyone, irrespective of their status or position, is held accountable for their actions.”
Gini, a member of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), was elected into the National Assembly last Saturday.
He was arrested just 24 hours after the police picked up the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, for alleged violence.
Doguwa was arraigned on a five-count charge of culpable homicide, criminal conspiracy, causing grievous hurt, mischief by fire, and inciting public disturbances at the Kano State Magistrate Court on Wednesday.


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