- The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday, May 3, raided the residence of a younger brother to the former governor of Kano stat Rabiu Kwankwaso
- Lawan's house was raided by operatives of a police special squad established by the inspector general of police
- The raid was connected to a deal done by the younger Kwankwaso for the senator
A police special squad approved by the inspector general of police Ibrahim Idris on Wednesday, May 3, raided the residence of a younger brother to Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso in Kano state.
Lawan house at the wee hours of Wednesday, Vanguard reports.
NAIJ.com gathered that heavily armed police officers who were booked at the Sharada police station carried out the operation.
A source said: "Heavily armed squad sneaked into the commercial city at the wee hours of Wednesday and were booked at Sharada police station for smooth conduct of the operation."
The source added that the raid was connected to a deal done by the younger Kwankwaso for the senator.
“It has something to do with business deal involving senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso where his younger brother served as a front.
“The special squad stormed the Sharada residence of the Kwankwaso’s midday and conducted a thorough search in an operations that lasted 3 hours," the source said.
It was also gathered that Lawan who was taken unaware by the raid totally cooperated with the operatives.
The source also said the operation by the police team, "was a successful operation.”
However, responding to inquiry, the Kano police public relations officer, Magaji Majia said: "Our command was not behind the operation and cannot comment on it.
“We should be let out of this because Kano command has nothing to do with the operation," Majia said.
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