Retired Assistant Inspector General of Police and Principal Senior Special Assistant on Special Security to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has been assassinated in Jos.
Ex-AIG, Dega Chris was reportedly shot several time in the chest until he bled to death.
Plateau State Police Command confirmed the incident, saying it occurred on Monday night a few minutes after the victim arrived in Jos.
According to Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka preliminary investigation revealed the deceased was trailed to Jos from Makurdi.
He said the incident occurred at Anguldi area of Bukuru in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State around 8:30 pm on Monday
The CP revealed that some suspects connected to the murder have been arrested and are in police custody while investigations are ongoing.
Dega before his retirement from the police had served as Commissioner of police in Borno and Edo states.