Kano police, Fire incident
File photo: A fire incident
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Fire has gutted the Divisional Police headquarters of the Kano State Police Command in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Hussaini Gumel, disclosed that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday, February 12, 2024.

Gumel said: “At about 05:45 a.m., the Divisional Police headquarters was engulfed by fire, and a major part of the building was burned down completely.

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“This is in spite of prompt response by the Kano State Fire Service.”

The police commissioner noted that an investigation was ongoing to unravel the cause of the fire.

He added: “The area has been cordoned off to prevent intrusion by on-lookers and miscreants; the arms and ammunition in the office are very safe.

“The Divisional Police Officer is currently sorting out some of the affected documents.”

The Star

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