The Kaduna State Government has described Pilot Abdulkarim Na Allah’s death as “appearing to be a case of culpable homicide”.
Mr Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, stated this in a statement he issued on Sunday in Kaduna.
The late aircraft Capt. Abdulkarim was the eldest son of Sen. Bala Ibn Na Allah.
Aruwan said the state government has been informed by security agencies that the remains of aircraft Capt. Ibn Na’Allah were found in his Kaduna home.
“In what appears to be a case of culpable homicide, the deceased was found in a bedroom in his residence in Malali, Kaduna North LGA, apparently after having been strangled with a rope.
“A vehicle was stolen from his parking lot by the assailants,’’ he statement said.
The Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the incident.
NAN also reports that the remains of the pilot were buried on Sunday evening at Unguwan Sarki Cemetery, Kaduna.
Aruwan said that in another incident bandits killed one person at Janwuriya, Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.
He said Gov. Nasir El-Rufai expressed deep sadness at the incidents as he prayed for the repose of the souls of the victims.
The governor urged security agencies to conduct vigorous investigations into the incidents and apprehend the perpetrators of the attacks.