Katsina’s popular hooligans (Kauraye) killed a 23-year-old Silim Mu’azu and injured four others in Kwabren Dorawa quarters in Sabuwar Unguwa area of Katsina State metropolis.
According to eyewitness, the dreaded group who were moving in large numbers launched the attack on the eve of Eid-el-Fitr celebration, beating and molesting residents indiscriminately.
The 23-year-old deceased was killed by the group during the rampage, Daily Trust gathered.
Late Salim was on his way to his shop when the dreaded Kauraye met him and stabbed him severally to death with knives. An eyewitness told Sunday Trust that the deceased died on the spot due to excessive loss of blood.
The eyewitness said four other persons were injured by the thugs: “They were tailors. They were attacked by the group in their shops. After attacking the tailors, the Kauraye raided all the shops around. They carted away clothing materials and destroyed others”.
The police public relation officer, DSP Aminu Sadiq Abubakar confirmed the incident, saying two suspects had been arrested and some dangerous weapons were recovered from them.