A man suspected to be under the influence of drugs was on Wednesday night crushed to death by a moving train in Sharada area in Kano State.
The man was allegedly sleeping on rail line when he was crushed to death, according to residents of the area.
An eye witness told journalists in Kano on Friday during investigation that the tragedy occurred around 8:00 pm on Thursday.
According to the witness, who pleaded anonymity, the deceased might have slept off on the rail track when the moving train crushed him to death.
Investigation revealed that residents of the area saw the mutilated body of the man the following morning.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state command, DSP Magaji Majiya, said the matter was yet to be officially reported to the police.
He said that he heard of the incident from people who called to find out from him.
Majiya said he had directed the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the area to investigate the matter.

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