Abubakar Kusada: Thugs Attack Katsina Speaker’s Convoy
A Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court has arraigned two men who allegedly led a group of thugs to attack the convoy of the Speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kusada.
The accused, Anas Abdullahi, 22 and Shamsu Rabiu, 25 who live at Gidan Mutum Daya, are facing charges of criminal conspiracy, mischief, criminal force, assault, inciting disturbance and disturbance of public peace.
The offence, according to the police, was contrary to sections 97,327,113, 124 and 247 of the penal code of Katsina State.
According to the prosecutor, the incident occurred on May 4, 2018, when the Speaker was returning from an official engagement.
He said that the thugs blocked Gidan Mutum Daya junction and were burning brooms to discredit the speaker and the All Progressives Congress, APC.
“Rabiu allegedly led the thugs to attack the fleet of vehicles in the speaker’s convoy,” the prosecutor said.
A Honda ‘End of Discussion’ with Registration number; FV 252 FCT was allegedly damaged in the process while Rabiu allegedly rough handled and slapped Jibrin Alkasim, one of the occupants of the car.
Alkasim subsequently reported the incident at Kusada police station, the development which led to the arrest of Rabiu and Abdullahi.