Some gunmen on Saturday night invaded the home of a Kano business man, Alhaji Rilwan Ali, shot him and took away with his wife. The incident took place around 1.30 am.
Rilwan Ali was a resident of Gandurawa in the Minjibir Local Government Area of the state.
The disclosure was made through a statement made available to newsmen by the chairman of the local government, Alhaji Nasiru Kuniya through the Information Officers of the Council, Yahaya Daninduniya.
The Police also confirmed the killing through its spokesperson in the state, DSP Abdullahi Haruna and promised that the command would release a detailed statement on the facts of the incident soon, adding that a suspect had been arrested in connection with the crime.