According to an eyewitness, there was a misunderstanding followed an alleged death of a suspect from the area, Ibrahim Muhammad, in police custody who was detained for stealing a cell phone.

For this reason, angry youths of the village turned violent and set the Magazu police station in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara ablaze.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Shehu Muhammad, confirmed the incident and the State Police Command was already compiling a report on the evil act.