Bandits killed Radio Nigeria staff, one other in Benue

The Benue Police Command, on Sunday confirmed the murder of Mr Patrick Kumbul, head of ICT, Radio Nigeria Harvest FM, Makurdi, and one Shongo Wuester by unknown gunmen in Makurdi.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Sewuese Anene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the victims were killed on Saturday night.

Anene said the dead bodies of the victims, who were killed along Amokachi Lane, Low Level Makurdi were already deposited at the mortuary while the Police have commenced full investigation into matter.

The General Manager (GM) of the Radio station, Mr Akange Nyagba, told NAN that he was within the vicinity of the crime and took the body of his slain colleague to the mortuary.It is true, I was within the vicinity, five meters away where the incident took place. We were playing draft with friends very close to where he sat within his neighborhood but we didn’t know the time he left.

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