Some hoodlums reportedly strangulated Mrs Amma Buwa, the daughter of a member of Borno State House of Assembly, Bukar Abacha, to death in the Gidan Dembe area of Maiduguri, the state capital.
The incident, which caused the stagnation of activities in the area, attracted a large crowd of residents who thronged the scene to catch a glimpse of what happened to the daughter of the lawmaker representing Ngala Local Government Area of the state.
A source who spoke with Vanguard said the incident occurred around 6:30 pm on Tuesday when the husband was said to have left the compound to a nearby mosque for prayers.
According to him, the husband of the victim who took the corpse to the police station said he found her lifeless body in his house with her hand and legs tied behind her back while her two-year-old child was crying beside her.
However, a family source (name withheld) who shared the news of the incident on his Facebook page said the remains of the deceased would be buried today (Wednesday) morning in Maiduguri.
“Inna lillahi Wa Inna Ilaihi Raji’un.
“Mrs. Amma Buwa was killed by some hoodlums earlier today after Ishai prayer when some unknown men invaded her house after her husband left for the masjid to pray.
“Amma is the daughter of member Representing Ngala at the state House of Assembly.
“The janaiza (burial) will occur at 777 Housing Estate by 10 am in Maiduguri.
“May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace,” he wrote.
The Gwange Police Division has reportedly evacuated the corpse to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital for autopsy and investigation.