Unidentified assailants on Tuesday hacked a 47-year-old farmer, Malam Adamu Tela to death by in his farm at Agyana village, Abaji Area Council, Abuja. A resident of the community said the deceased left early in the morning to his farm where some yet to identified persons cut him to death with machetes.
He said the deceased’s corpse was found in the farm by a resident who was also on his way to his farm and he ran back home to raise an alarm.
“t was an elderly man, who was on his way to his farm that saw the man’s corpse inside the farm, just near the road and ran back to report to the village before people were mobilized to the farm to convey his corpse back home,” he told Daily Trust.
He said residents of the Agyana community have never had any conflicts with any ethnic group in the area, saying the deceased remains have been buried according to Islamic rites.