The FCT Police Command has arrested a man, his children and other family members for allegedly beating a 60-year-old man to death for urinating close to their residence.
The victim, Pius Inaiwe was reportedly killed by the suspects for passing urine in their compound in Jiwa, a community in the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC.
According to Punch, the 60-year-old man went into a coma after he was assaulted by the suspects.
Doctors pronounced him dead on arrival at a private hospital where he was subsequently rushed to.
The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Perry Usen, while confirming the incident, said six suspects were in custody in connection with the incident.
The PPRO said, “I can confirm to you that we have six suspects in custody in connection with the incident.
“A man and his family members, including his children were arrested for allegedly lynching a 60-year-old man because he urinated near their compound.
“Investigation is ongoing to know the level of their involvement in the crime.”