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Metro Nigeria: Teenager Sets His Family Ablaze in Abuja, Reports Self to Police



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A teenager identified only as Sunday, has allegedly killed his parents’ landlady, identified only as Mama Moses.

He reported himself to the police in Abuja after committing the crime.

The incident happened at Tudun-Fulani, in the Bwari area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, during the weekend, where the suspect resided with his patents.

According to PUNCH Newspaper, Sunday, 18, was also accused of killing the landlady’s daughter and her three grandchildren.

Sunday was said to have locked the deceased in their apartment after they had slept in the night, sprayed the house with petrol and set it ablaze.


He watched as the fire gutted the building and when he was sure that the victims were trapped, he reportedly headed for the Bwari Police Division.

According to reports, prior to the incident, Sunday had an unsettled disagreement with the landlady and her family members and he had reportedly threatened to deal with them.

Confirming the incident, the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, said the commissioner of police, FCT, had directed that the suspect be transferred to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.