Tragedy as a yet-to-be identified phone thief stabbed a physiotherapist identified as Atiku Tijjani Shuaibu Rabo Ringim who works with Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital to death in Kano.

The demise of the physiotherapist, Tijjani was confirmed by his aunt and Deutsche Welle reporter, Zainab Rabo Ringim via a Facebook post.

The Deutsche Welle reporter told newsmen that the incident occurred at about 8:00pm on Thursday September 10.

Zainab wrote on Facebook;

My son, my nephew ,Atiku Tijjani Shuaibu Rabo Ringim was killed by unknown persons in kano yesterday night ,they killed him ,yes they killed him. Trying to snatch his smart phone by force

Ya Allah. !ya Allah!!!!!ya hayyu ya kaiyum. .Allah kayi.masa rahama

Rest in peace Yaya Atiku.

My peace loving nephew is no more..