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NNPP rep.elect detained by Kano police for “illegal possession of guns”

The Kano police command is now investigating Ali Madaki, a chieftain of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), over illegal possession firearms.

TheCable Reported that on Wednesday, the police called Madaki in for questioning.

The police spokeperson, Haruna Abdullahi, confirm the development, adding that Madaki is still being held by the police and an investigation is underway.

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Madaki is the house of representatives member-elect for Dala federal constituency of Kano.

The news comes only a few days after police detained Alhassan Doguwa, the majority leader of the house of representatives, for his suspected involvement in attacks in Kano state during the general election.

He was charged with criminal conspiracy, culpable homicide, illegal possession of a firearm, mischief, and public disturbance on Wednesday and remanded in custody.

During the elections, there were bloody clashes in Kano. Allegedly, candidates running for office sponsored the violence.

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