Suitor in Katsina Dies During Marriage Flogging Game
Suitor in Katsina Dies During Marriage Flogging Game. The game “Sharo” is usually arrange in way that two men will have to be flogged and the strongest among them will win the hand of the lady in marriage.
Luck fell out of Yari Inusa as he could not make it to the end giving way to his rival Ahmed Saidu. Ukrido, learnt that the incident took place at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State.
According to online report;
“The man died following injuries he sustained on the head when he engaged in a Fulani traditional game of Sharo with another man, Ahmed Saidu, to determine who would marry the lady.
“Inusa had reportedly flogged Saidu without any incident, but tragedy struck when it was the turn of Saidu to flog Inusa.
“Saidu allegedly hit Inusa on the head, instead of hitting him on the back as the rules of the game dictates.
“Inusa immediately fainted after he was hit on the head; and eventual died.
The police in Katsina state took over the matter. According to the spokeman to the Nigerian police, he said;
“Inusa’s father, Mallam, reported the incident to the police, leading to the arrest of Saidu.”
“Inusa’s corpse had been released to the family and buried according to Islamic rites.”