Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday killed two officers of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC ) in Awanger village, Guma local government area of Benue State.
According to a facebook post, the victims are Ada Patrick and Adam Godwin.
The victims were reportedly ambushed and shot dead at 2:25 p.m. on Monday.
Suspected herdsmen in another attack also slaughtered a policeman, plucked his two eyes as well as remove his nose in Azege, Tombo ward Logo local Government area of Benue State on Monday.
According to a statement released by the Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) Moses Yamu, a DSP said the body of the Non Commission Officer (NCO) was found today by a team of policemen and deposited in the mortuary.
He said despite the setback, the police is undaunted, in its effort to tackle security challenges in the state.
The statement from the police, regarding the death of the policeman reads
“The Command regret to announce the death of one of its NCO, who was one of the two 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.
However, the Police remain committed to its statutory and daunting obligation of ensuring security as well as protection of life and property of all, please.
The Nigeria Police Force
Benue State Police Command”
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