An aged man was on Friday killed following a conflict between Fulanis and Hausa individuals at Kasuwan Wawuri in Tangaza Native Authorities of Sokoto State.
It was gathered that the battle began round 1:30pm within the afternoon when a Fulani man allegedly stabbed a sugarcane vendor over a minor misunderstanding.
Sokoto State police spokesman, ASP Ibrahim Abarass confirmed the incident to newsmen within the state.
Abarass stated, “the disaster began when the sugarcane vendor requested the Fulani man for his cash after he had taken his sugarcane.
“The Fulani man was later arrested and detained by the police earlier than he was forcefully seized by the kin of the victims who unleashed terror on him.”
The spokesman, nevertheless, refuted the hearsay making the rounds that each the suspect and the sufferer have died, saying they had been all responding to therapy at Usmanu Danfodiyo College Educating Hospital, Sokoto.