SHOCKING: 6 sent to early grave over sodomy in Kaduna
//Godwin Ekosin, Kaduna//
No fewer than six persons were sent to their early grave resulted from fight over woman between two neighbouring communities of Badarawa Kwaru and Ungwan Yero both in Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that, the fracas started since Sunday night.
Meanwhile, as at the time of filing this report on Wednesday afternoon, heavy presence of Police and soldiers forced residents of the area to remain indoor, as several gunshots were fired into the air at interval.
Eye witnesses accounts said, the fight started between two men on Sunday night over a woman.
Emmanuel Kaja told our Correspondent that, a man from Kwaru community came on motorbike to Ungwan Yero to see his alleged concubine who is wife of a man in Unguwar Yero.
According to him, “The woman was girlfriend of the Kwaru man who used to give her money when they were dating. But the lady in question married another person. But after their marriage, the lady and her ex boyfriend were still going out.
“On that Sunday evening, the Kwaru man came as usual to look for his concubine. They met as usual, but the husband who was already suspecting his wife trailed her to where they were standing. So, when he accosted them, the Kwaru man kicked his bike and stabbed his concubine’s husband in the stomach.
“The man later died before he could be rushed to the hospital. But, what got people of the area angry is that, the Governor later came begging the people to be patient without taking action to bring the culprit to book.
“That was why Ungwan Yero people also started attacking people suspected to be Hausa-Muslim.” He said.
Another eye witness also hinted that, Governor Nasir el-Rufai who at Ungwan Yero on Sunday night to broker peace was stoned by angry youths.
He said, “when the governor arrived the area, the angry youths didn’t even allow him to speak, they just started chanting ‘bama so’, meaning, ‘we don’t want’.
Meanwhile, after the Governor’s visit, the crisis started taking religious and ethnic dimensions since Monday, as groups from the neighboring Kwaru and Unguwar Yero resulted to attacking people identified as members of the opposite ethnic or religious group.
As at Wednesday morning, normalcy had returned to the areas, as group suspected to be of Kwaru extraction stormed Ghana Road area of Malali and Unguwar Yero, attacking two traders, one of whom is feared dead.
However, as at the time of filing this report, casualties figure according to eye witnesses stood at six.
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