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Man Sets Family Of 5 Ablaze In Abuja Community

Posted: Apr 20, 2016 at 7:07 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nedum Noble

Abuja – Residents of Bwari Community in the Federal Capital Territory were thrown into mourning following the death of five family members whose house was set ablaze in the area recently.

The deceased, a woman with her four children were said to be sleeping around midnight of that fateful day when their apartment was set on fire by the suspect.

Independent investigation revealed that the suspect, a tenant to the deceased, had been befriending one of the daughters to the deceased, a relationship she frowned at.

The source said she instructed the daughter to terminate her friendship with the suspect, threatening to deal with her if her instruction was not adhered to.

The source added that the suspect who had planned to marry the daughter, could not condone the stern warning of the mother, and decided to eliminate the entire family.

“He first brought out the mother from the apartment, locked both entrances to the building, poured fuel around the building before setting it on fire while the woman and her four children were fast asleep”,al the source added.

Independent further learnt that the suspect is presently with the SARS team after he was said to have reported himself at the police station in the area.