A 20-year-old man, Usman Shehu, popularly called Manu, a son to late famous politician in Sokoto State, Alhaji Shehu Bakauye, has been shockingly murdered by unknown assailants.
His body was discovered in the early hours of Saturday, at the Kwanberu Area of Sokoto.
State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr El-Mustapha Sani, confirmed the incident, stating that the remains of the victim 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.”
The guardian of the deceased, Alhaji Ahmad Shehu, and the family was traumatized by his brutal killing, adding that all the family want is justice and for the killers of Shehu to be 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.