Boko Haram kills prominent Islamic leader in Kano

Unknown gunmen have shot dead Mohammed Ali, a prominent shiite leader in Kano, Friday morning.

The gunman apparently killed the cleric after a car they stole from him was disabled shortly after they began to drive it away.

 Witnesses say the gunmen, believed to members of the extremist Boko Haram sect had approached the cleric demanding to use his car for God’s work.

He gave out the car but few metres away from the cleric, the car’s security activated, disabling it.

The gunmen, apparently angered, came back on bikes and shot him dead in his residence.

The police in Kano say they were yet not  aware of the incident .

Close associates of the cleric said his body has been deposited in a hospital and would be buried after Friday prayers. 

NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required


Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: To place a text-based advert here. Call Willie - +2347088095401

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.