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Assailants Kill Retired CP’s Wife In Benue

Unknown assailants have killed the wife of a retired Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Eunice Aghanya in Makurdi, Police Public Relations Officer in Benue State, DSP Catherine Anene confirmed on Saturday.

Eyewitnesses say Mrs. Aghanya was murdered at her residence behind Kismet Hotel, off David Mark Bye-Pass, Makurdi on Friday.

Her killers were said to have been on her trail until she returned home around 4pm.

An eyewitness told the Punch, “Madam had returned home around 4pm on Friday and parked her car in the compound.

“Her husband was said to have called his younger brother to go and check on his wife that Friday night saying something was wrong.

“When the younger Aghanya got to the house, Mrs. Aghanya’s car was seen parked but the door to the house was locked.

“The younger Aghanya had to break the door to enter the house. On getting inside, he met Mama Aghanya in the pool of her blood already dead. She was stabbed in the head at different points.”

The husband, Ibezimako Aghanya, a retired commissioner of police, was said to be in Lagos at the time of the incident.

He served as Commissioner of Police in Benue State before he was transferred to Kogi where he retired some years back.

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