Missing Benue Police Officer found dead


Police in Benue State have confirmed that one of the two Policemen still missing from an ambush on Saturday has been found dead.

The deceased officer was one of the four police officials who went missing following an ambush by suspected herders  in Logo Local Government Area on Saturday afternoon.

Two of the officers were found unhurt on Sunday while the other two were still declared missing.

Now, one of the two who were still missing has been found dead.

A statement from the Police on Monday, said the deceased officer was found dead with some missing body parts.

The statement, signed by Moses Yamu, the command spokesman, read: “The command regret to announce the death of one of its NCO, who was one of the two (2) remaining missing policemen in the attack of 9/2/2018.

“He was found brutally slaughtered, with both eyes and ears as well as nose removed. We pray that God Almighty grants him eternal rest.”

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