Hoodlums stab health worker to death in Minna

Hoodlums stab health worker to death in Minna

Hoodlums stab health worker to death in Minna

A 35-year-old health worker identified as Umar Mohammed was stabbed to death by hoodlums in Gbeganu area of Minna, Niger State capital. 


Sources said the deceased, a staff of a private clinic in Minna, was returning home after attending to a patient when he ran into hoodlums fighting with dangerous weapons.


The fight was said to have broken out between hoodlums at a wedding reception in Gbeganu, during which some people were injured.


Residents said activities of hoodlums have led to disruption of peace in Minna, the state capital, in recent times.


They said areas usually affected include Kpakungu, Maitumbi, Fadikpe, Gbeganu, Soje, Obgomosho, Unguwan-Daji, Limawa, Barikin-Sale, Kwangila, among others.


The spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Wasiu Abiodun, confirmed the incident to the Daily trust. 


“On 17/5/2024 at about 2200hrs, it was reported at Kpakungu Div that there was a wedding ceremony at Gbeganu area, while some miscreants from the Area reportedly led by one Ukasha and others armed with dangerous weapons attacked a victim named Umar Mohammed 35yrs,” the PPRO said. 


“The victim was inflicted with serious injury on the head, and he was rushed to Gen Hospital Minna, where he later gave up the ghost and was confirmed dead by the doctor.”


Abiodun said two suspects had been arrested, adding that effort was ongoing to apprehend the fleeing suspects.


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