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Youths burn down Police Station in Sokoto

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The spokesman for the police in the state, ASP Abubakar Sanusi, told reporters that this was after a mob came to the station demanding the release of two suspected kidnappers

Sanusi said that the suspects were earlier arrested and investigated for their alleged involvement in kidnapping in the area. He explained that the mob, mostly youths, came to the station shouting and insisting that the two suspects be released, News Agency of Nigeria reports.

He said that they overpowered the operatives guarding the station and burnt it down along with the DPO’s car and two police vans.

He added that the mob succeeded in killing one of the suspects and wounded the other.

Sanusi, however, said no arrest had been made, but the investigation was ongoing.

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