Kano Shoprite Stampede: Police To Investigate, Sets Up Investigation Team

CP. Rabiu Yusuf, Kano Police Commissioner

Following Sunday 17th, June, 2018 stampede at Shoprite Mall along Zoo Road Kano, the Commissioner of Police Kano State, CP. Rabiu Yusuf, psc+ has set-up an Investigation Team headed by ACP. Naziru Bello Kankarofi In Charge of IGP X-Squad Kano East, to investigate the incident and report findings.

This was transmitted to the media via a statement sent to various media organizations today, June 20, 2019, by the command spokesperson SP Magaji Musa Majia.

The Team’s terms of reference are:

  1. To ascertain what actually happened during the stampede.

  2. Identify the victims if any

  3. Clarify the nature of injuries sustained (whether gunshot injuries or otherwise)

The Team has 4 days to submit its report and recommendations to the Commissioner of Police for further necessary action. Force Order 237 unambiguously spells out when Police Personnel are justified to use their fire arms. Members of the public should be rest assured that, justice would prevail.

Recall that on Sunday the story of the Police shooting of 4 persons at Shoprite Mall, Kano, went viral on social media resulting in a Public outcry

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