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Social Unrest Reprisal attack averted after murder of teenager

The victim has been buried according to Islamic rites. His killer and accomplices have also been arrested by the police.

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Vigilante groups and some elders of the Ungwan Rimi, in Kaduna State, successfully prevented a reprisal attack which could have led to a double tragedy, after a teenager was murdered in the community.

According to the Daily Post, an unidentified teenager was reported to have stabbed his friend to death.

The incident led to a move for revenge by friends of the victims, but due to a quick intervention of the community leaders, the attack was prevented.

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The murder culprit and other accomplices have however been arrested by the police.

Alhaji Sule Wada, who is a resident of the community explained the efforts made to maintain peace after the unfortunate incident.

He said, “On Sunday night, up till 1:00 a.m, we were busy ensuring that the situation does not escalate; we are happy with the success recorded,”

According to reports, the victim of the attack has been buried according to Islamic practices.

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