On Saturday the 3rd of Muharram 1442 a detachment of policemen from the Kaduna Police Command arrived at the scene of the mourning session and opened fire without provocation or warning. As a result of this unwarranted attacks, the following were extrajudicially killed on the spot:
1. Malam Abubakar Ali
2. Ali Rigasa
3. Hassan Umar Ali
While Scores escaped with varying degrees of injuries from police bullets. In addition, several cars belonging to the mourners were utterly vandalized.
Then Arround 2 am in the night detachement of police went house to house in Rigasa Neibouhood and burnt down houses bellonging to some Brothers. The owners of the houses torched by the rampaging policemen are:
1. Mal. Aliyu Bakin Ruwa.
2. Mal. Suleiman Mai unguwa.
3. Mal. Sabi’u Sheltos.
4. Mal. Murtala Shanono
5. Mal. Abubakar na Malam.
It should the noted that a Police operational vehicle was was the deliberate setting on fire by some of the policemen that conducted the earlier operation where they killed the people. Although several false flag operations had been carried out in the past, it is not clear whether this was also part of their detail this time around. Nevertheless, the vdiewas captured and mae public.