Police Arrest Kano Commissioner

Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.
Nigeria Police officers are working with the military to counter insurgency.

Police officers on election duty Saturday arrested Kano State Commissioner for Special Duties, Muktar Yakasai.

Mr Yakasai allegedly led some thugs to disrupt ongoing election at Yelwa Secondary School in Dala Local Government Area of the state..

Spokesperson of the Police in the state, Abdullahi Haruna could not be reached but witnesses said Mr Yakasai was arrested alongside some of the thugs he came to the venue with.

Also, some witnesses said violence has broken out again in Gama ward and the police were forced to fire tear gas to disperse youth who were becoming agitated.

Journalists were earlier chased away by thugs from the area with two being injured.

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