The Sokoto State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Suleiman Usman (SAN), has appealed to the State Police Commissioner for protection over alleged threat to his life.
Speaking to newsmen on Thursday, Usman alleged that a group of suspected hoodlums had attacked his residence late Wednesday evening, assaulting his neighbours in the process.
He said the group first attacked the gate man and assaulted six others, including a woman, Mrs. Larai Galadima.
According to him, the group later beat up one Aliyu Kebbe, whisking him away to unknown destination.
“That is the second time they would be attacking me. The first time was sometime in 2018 at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto,” Usman said.
He said that the latest incident has been reported to the Police, urging the Police Commissioner to take action, and stating that he would also explore all available legal means on the issue.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer Sokoto State Command, Mr. Muhammad Sadiq, assured that the Police would carry out investigation on the matter without fear or favour.
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