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Son of prominent politician brutally murdered in Sokoto

17 September 2016, 18:37

Sokoto - Unknown gunmen have murdered the son of a late prominent Sokoto to State politician in cold blood, reports Daily Post.

The  body of the 20-year-old man Usman Shehu, a son to late renowned politician in Sokoto State, Shehu Bakauye was discovered in the early hours of Saturday, at the Kwanberu Area of Sokoto.

Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer,  El-Mustapha Sani, said that the remains of the victim popularly known as ‘Manu’ had been taken to the Specialist Hospital,Sokoto, for an autopsy.

Also read: Gunmen kill former PDP chairman in Benue

The remains of late Shehu would later be released to the family for burial according to Islamic rites, the Police Spokesman said.

While expressing shock to the unfortunate incident, the guardian of the deceased, Ahmad Shehu, sad the family was traumatized by his brutal killing, adding that all the family wants is justice

He said the fleeing killers should be apprehended and brought to book.

- News 24


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