The police command in Kano State on Sunday, arrested 25 suspected gunmen over the killing of a policeman in Kano on Saturday.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, confirmed the arrest at a news conference in Kano on Sunday.
Idris said that the gunmen attacked the policeman at Unguwa Uku area in the metropolis during the monthly environmental sanitation on Saturday.
The monthly environmental sanitation, which was supposed to have been held on Oct. 27 was shifted to Nov. 3 because of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
The deceased police officer was cleaning his environment when the suspected gunmen, on a motorcycle opened fire on him.
The gunmen were said to have shot severally in the air after killing their target before fleeing the area.