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  • Updated: November 28, 2023

Most-wanted Kano thug, Daba surrenders to police

Most-wanted Kano thug,  Daba surrenders to police

Following a long period of hide-and-seek, the last Kano most-wanted thug, Hantar Daba of Kwanar Disu in Kano State has surrendered himself to the State Police Command.

Allnews.ng learned that Daba was one of the three most-wanted thugs that have been profiled by the police as influencial in promoting thuggery across the state. 

The other two who had surrendered to the police in recent times included Nasiru Abdullahi known as Chile Maidoki of Layin Polewire Kurna and Abba Burakita of Dorayi Karama Quarters, all in Kano State.

The police had placed a bounty of N500,000 on each of their heads after being hesitant from responding to Police invitation within a specific time frame. 

However, Hantar Daba was reported to have surrendered to the police in company of his mother on Monday.

SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command made this known in a statement on Tuesday. 

According to Kiyawa, "He was led with joy and happiness by his mother and some family members requesting to be part of the amnesty program of the State Government."

The repentant thug apologized for all his past wrongdoings, assuring of his readiness to promote peace and sustainable development in Kano.

He revealed that he was in control of over 100 thugs from his camp, promising to broker peace that would bring change from the longtime supremacy fight by thugs in Hausawa, Gwale and Kofar Na'isa.

The State's Police Commissioner, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel appreciated the good relationship enjoyed between the police and people of Kano, and thanked them for their continuous prayers and support. 

He further urged residents to report any suspicious movements or activities to the nearest police station.

The statement by the police partly reads: "Meanwhile, Hantar Daba is currently under the custody of the Kano State Police Command undergoing security profiling, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel, FIPMA, psc called on anyone with a complaint against Hantar Daba to report at the Office of the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) at Bompai Police Headquarters Kano or lodge the complaint through the following contact numbers; 0806 572 7389 or 07033093437."


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