Mob Burns Down Police Station Over Suspect’s Death

Irate natives have burnt down a police station in Zamfara, Northern Nigeria, over a suspect’s death in custody.

The suspect, Ibrahim Muhammed’s death was said to have sparked a row between the police and the locals, leading to the torching of the Magazu Police Station in Tsafe Local Government Area of the state.

A source said the suspect was arrested for stealing a cell phone.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Shehu Muhammad, confirmed the incident.

Muhammad said the State Police Command is investigating the incident.


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