Albanian man reportedly kills eight relatives more than stolen turkeys, sends Facebook message to prime minister before arrest
An Albanian man suspected of killing eight of his relatives was arrested Saturday soon after a 12-hour manhunt in the course of which he sent taunting messages via Facebook to the nation&rsquos prime minister.
Albanian State Police mentioned Ridvan Zykaj, 24, had confessed to shooting cousins and other family members members with a Kalashnikov gun, sparking a frantic search to find him.
Whilst on the run, the 24-year-old challenged Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Facebook to find him, Sky News reported.
Zykaj is accused of killing his  wonderful-uncle, the wonderful-uncle’s wife and two sons, and other members of their extended family on Friday.
Regional media reported that it took spot at a loved ones lunch, where a single of the victims accused Zykaj of stealing their turkeys, according to Reuters.
Authorities said his capture was complicated due to the fact he was a shepard and knew the region of southern Albania effectively.
Soon after he was arrested, he told police they had been late, according to Sky News.
Zykaj is accused of killing more than two individuals, a charge that could lead to life imprisonment.
The Connected Press contributed to this report.
Published at Sun, 12 Aug 2018 16:30:00 +0000