Kaduna State Government has described the death of Abdulkarim Na’Allah, the eldest son of Senator Bala Na’Allah, representing Kebbi South Senatorial District, as “appearing to be a case of culpable homicide.”
The state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, stated this in a statement issued on Sunday in Kaduna.
The 36-year-old aircraft captain was allegedly murdered in his Kaduna residence on Sunday.
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,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Kaduna State Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, has confirmed the incident.
In a statement on Sunday evening, Jalige said the Commissioner of Police, Mudasiru Abdullahi, has ordered a full scale investigation of the incident.
“I have directed that a full scale investigation be carried out with a view to unraveling the identities of the culprits and bringing them to book.
“The report has it that the assassins forcefully gained access into the residence of the pilot at Umar Gwandu Road, Malali, Kaduna during the night hours, choked him to dead in cold blood and made away with his Lexus SUV to an unknown destination,“ Abdullahi was quoted to have said.
The police command called on the public to assist with useful information that might assist in its investigation into the murder.
The the pilot was buried on Sunday evening at Unguwan Sarki Cemetery, Kaduna.