An Abuja drycleaner, Mr Yahaya Musa, was found dead in his shop in Kubwa on Saturday morning.
The incident which occurred in the Byazhin area of Kubwa, a suburb of Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, left residents of the area shocked, Daily Trust reports.
An eyewitness revealed that Musa was found hanging from the roof of his shop at 8am.
Musa’s landlord, Mr Yusuf Tijani, on his own part said the drycleaner was murdered.
Tijani said, “How can people say he committed suicide when it was obvious he was killed? His carpet was stained with blood and his mattress and other clothes were in blood.
"We found him hanging from his ceiling fan and his legs were firmly on the ground. So it was stage managed to make everyone believe it was suicide, but it’s murder.”
The deceased has been buried by his family members according to Islamic rites.