Two lifeless bodies of a male and female, were on Friday found dead inside a car, parked on Katsina road area of Fagge Local government in Kano.
According to an eyewitness, the deceased were identified, as Steven Ayika, who is said to be married, with two children and one Chiamaka Emmanuel, who was meant to get married in December.
An eyewitness said that the car with tinted glasses was parked in front of Chiamaka’s family house along Katsina road.
Also, the witness said it was discovered that the car was locked from within, while the cell phones of the deceased were switched off.
Another eyewitness said police officers found the deceased persons in a compromising position.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Kano State Police Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, said a team of detectives were at the scene after receiving a report and rushed the victims to a hospital, where doctors confirmed them dead.
“On the 23/11/2021 at about 0450hrs, a report was received that a car was sighted along Katsina Road, Fagge LGA Kano State with two occupants, a male and a female motionless. On receipt of the report, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of detectives to proceed to the scene.
“The team immediately rushed to the scene. The victims, a male and a female at the back seat of a Sienna Motor Vehicle were removed and rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano, where a medical doctor confirmed them dead.”
Kiyawa said on preliminary investigation, the male deceased was identified, as Steven Ayika, of Jaba Quarters Kano, while the female deceased, identified as Chiamaka Emmanuel, was of the same address.
However, he said an investigation is in progress, toward unravelling the circumstances that led to their death.