A 20-year-old man Usman Shehu, a son to late renowned politician in Sokoto State, Alhaji Shehu Bakauye, has been gruesomely murdered by unknown assailants.
His body was discovered in the early hours of Saturday, at the Kwanberu Area of Sokoto.
Confirming the incident, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr 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.
The remains of late Shehu would later be released to the family for burial according to Islamic rites, the Police Spokesman said.
“The police will do everything humanly possible to unravel the mystery behind the murder of the orphan.”
While expressing shock to the unfortunate incident, the guardian of the deceased, Alhaji Ahmad Shehu, sad the family was traumatized by his brutal killing, adding that all the family want is justice and the fleeing killers of our son should be apprehended and brought to book.
”We will continue to pray fervently for the repose of his soul and for the Almighty Allah to expose the perpetrators,” he said.