It was a pathetic sight on Friday when a woman and her two children were brought out dead in suspicious circumstances from a rented shop in Kubwa, a Satellite town in the Federal Capital Territoty.
It was gathered that neighbours, who observed that the shop was locked from inside, informed policemen who broke the doors and found the victims dead.
The dead bodies were subsequently evacuated to the Kubwa General Hospital.
The woman was said to have rented the shop not too long for bakery business. While another source said she had planned to open the business this month.
An eyewitness said, “The woman and her two children were found dead in her shop located along Arab Road, Kubwa, on Friday morning.
“Nobody could say what led to their demise. It was a pathetic sight and a grave tragedy. We learnt the woman rented the shop not long ago.”
Another eye witness said that the dead bodies of the unnamed woman and her children were discovered by the police following a complaint by other traders in the vicinity
She disclosed that the incident had caused apprehension in the area as speculations on the cause of death were rife.
FCT police spokesperson, ASP Mariam Yusuf, said detectives had commenced investigation into the tragedy.
She noted that investigation and autopsy would reveal the cause of death, pointing out that it was too early to speculate on the incident.