Photos: 22-year-old man arrested in Abuja for allegedly killing his father

A 22-year-old ma,  Huzaifa Hussaini Usman has been charged by the police in Abuja for allegedly killing his personal father.

The deceased, Alhaji Hussaini Usman, a businessman and contractor, was allegedly strangled to loss of life in his residence at Abdulkareem Adisa Property, Apo, Abuja on October 28. Police investigators have reportedly concluded after over a month of investigation that the deceased’s final son, Huzaifa Hussaini Usman, was the principle suspect within the homicide.

Based on preliminary reviews circulated on October 28, armed robbers invaded the home of the deceased and strangled him.

Based on a report by Every day Belief, a neighbour of the deceased was mentioned to have defined that after the morning prayers, the individuals current on the mosque reportedly heard some noises coming from the deceased’s home and put a name throughout to him however that he didn’t reply.

They have been mentioned to have lastly gotten entry to the home after calling the spouse of the deceased.

“Once they entered, they noticed the dead physique of Alhaji within the sitting room. People who entered mentioned they have been suspicious as a result of they knocked on the door severally and it took a protracted whereas earlier than it was finally opened.

Huzaifa was mentioned to have instructed those that after he found his father had been killed and the assailants had left, he dragged the corpse to the sitting room from the compound and he went to name his mom earlier than they went to the mosque to name for help.

The household supply mentioned this conflicting narrative led to additional questions. “Huzaifa mentioned they went to name individuals from the mosque however the individuals from the mosque mentioned they really went on their very own to make enquiries in the home. These are a gaggle of individuals, so we consider they can’t be mendacity.”

He added that “on Huzaifa’s physique, there have been scratches that appeared like finger scratches. So we have been suspicious and requested how he got here concerning the scratches since he earlier mentioned the assailants requested him to face the wall.”

The supply additional revealed that suspicion grew once they found that Huzaifa didn’t accompany the corpse to the National Mosque regardless of being the one man in the home since his elder brother, Aliyu Hussain, was in Kano the night time of the incident.

It was gathered that the request of the police to conduct an post-mortem on the corpse was rebuffed by his relations who insisted he needs to be buried instantly in accordance with Islamic rites.

About two weeks after the incident, Huzaifa was invited by the police and has been in detention since then.

A supply acquainted with the police investigation mentioned Huzaifa admitted that he gave cash to somebody to kill one Ismail however not his father.

Nonetheless, spokesman of the FCT Police Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, whereas confirming the arrest, added that investigation had been concluded and a cost has been filed towards the son because the principal suspect earlier than the Excessive Court docket of the FCT.


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