A middle-aged man, simply identified as Yunusa, was said to have been strangled to death by suspected motorcycle snatchers at Dukpa village, Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT.
A witness said the incident happened last Saturday night when the deceased was travelling on his new motorcycle to Rafin-Zurfi village from Gwagwalada.
He said that the deceased, who was a farmer, bought the motorcycle in Gwagwalada town and while riding it home, the suspects, yet to be identified, waylaid and strangled him with a thick rope and snatched his motorcycle. “After they strangled him, they dumped his corpse close to the road and escaped with his motorcycle, “he said.
When members of the victim’s family waited for him to return but they did not see him up till 8:00pm, they decided to look for him only to find his corpse dumped by the road side, he added. Read more