The Biography of the Sultans of Kilwa

84 previously given by Emir Muhammad Kawāb. Informed of their response, Hassan ibn Yārik chose to ignore it. Instead, he commissioned his son, Sa'eed to command a group of ships with a large number of Muslim and non-Muslim men and sail to Kilwa to take it over. They arrived after the Asr prayers, and Sa'eed ibn Hassan ibn Yārik and his group headed directly to the Yārik’s house in Kilwa. He had no sooner settled in the house than Sultan Fuđail and Emir Ibrāhīm sent him droves of men to bring him before the Sultan. He was in effect snatched by force together with his group from among their supporters and brought to stand before Sultan Fuđail.