The son of a late prominent politician in Sokoto, known as Usman Shehu has been reportedly murdered.
The Sokoto State Police Command confirmed the murder of the 20-year-old man,Usman Shehu, the son of a late prominent politician in Sokoto, Alhaji Shehu Bakauye on Saturday at the Kwanberu Area of Sokoto.
The command’s spokesman, Mr. El-Mustapha Sani, who confirmed the incident to a popular daily, said that his remains had been taken to the Specialist Hospital,Sokoto, for an autopsy.
According to the police spokesperson, the body of the deceased known as Manu by friends, was also severally brutalised, adding that his remains would later be released to the family for burial according to Islamic rites.
He said, ”The police will do everything humanly possible to unravel the mystery behind the murder of the orphan.”
Alhaji Ahmad Shehu his guardian said, ”All we 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 to the Almighty Allah to expose the perpetrators,” she reportedly added.