Late Wednesday night, the Police detectives raided and searched the Sharada residence of Mr Lawan Musa Kwankwaso, the younger brother to the immediate Kano State Governor, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
The detectives said to be from Special squad dispatched from the Force headquarters in Abuja, ransacked all the rooms within the residence occupied by Kwankwaso’s younger brother and his wife.
It was learnt that the special squad carried out the search for over three hours.
According to our reliable source, the heavily armed squad sneaked into the ancient of Kano and reported their presence at Sharada Police station to ensure a hitch-free operation.
However, It was not clear of the mission of the operation, but inside sources, disclosed that, “it must be linked with business deals involving Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, where his younger brother served as a front.”
Kwankwaso’s younger brother who was caught unawares by the security agents however offered “total cooperation to the visitors”.
At the end of the search, it was not clear what was recovered from the residence, but inside sources however claimed that “it was a successful operation”
Contacted, Kano Police Command spokesman, DSP Magaji Musa Majia, said “our Command was not involved in the operation and cannot comment on it.”
“We should be left out of this because Kano Command has nothing to do with the operation”.
However, the Media Aide to Senator Kwankwaso, Hajiya Binta Spikin confirmed that the police raided the residence of the former governor’s brother and conducted searches, but declined to give further details.
Efforts to contact Lawan to comment on the said raid was unsuccessful, as at time of filling this report.