Missing Nigerian police officer found dead in Benue

One of the missing Nigerian police officers who went missing in Benue State on Saturday has been found dead.

The identity of the officer who is yet to be disclosed was amongst the four police officers that went missing following an ambush on their patrol vehicle in Logo Local Government Area on Saturday.

The incident occurred in Tse Akpam village, near Azege town around 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon while the officers were returning from a peace-building mission in remote villages, Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni said.

The remains of the officer, said to be a sergeant, were found in the bush on Monday morning and had been deposited at a morgue in Anyiin, another town in Logo LGA, locals said.

Enoch Nyikyaa, a chief in Logo LGA said he saw the remains of the officer in Azege on Monday morning.

Terkura Suswam, a politician and founder of Ashi Polytechnic in Anyiin, said the officer’s body arrived at NKST Hospital in Anyiin Monday morning.

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