2 killed as youths clash in Bauchi over campaign posters


Two people have been confirmed killed at two different locations in Bauchi town.

The incidents occurred in Jahun and Wanka streets when stern looking youths allegedly attacked and killed two of their rivals over pasting of posters.

Residents said one of the victims was killed in front of his house in Wanka street and has since been buried according to Islamic rites.

One Mohammed Adam, an eyewitness told DAILY POST that the victims died while struggling to paste and destroy political posters belonging to their choice of aspirants from various political parties.

The police spokesman in Baucjh State command, DSP Datti Kamal Abubakar confirmed the incident to DAILY POST.

He said, ”We have a reported case of culpable homicide in Jahun when one Abdulhaxiz Yunusa was killed by unknown rival gangs in front of his house.”

He said the command is currently investigating the incident with a view to unravelling those involved.


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