A lecturer with the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM), Karl Kwaghger, has been brutally murdered by unknown armed men over the weekend.
The deceased, Kwaghger, an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, was found in a pool of blood at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in the Benue state capital.
Reports say the professor was cornered to a dark side of the street by four men around 9:30pm opposite IBB square.
The assailants are in him on the head with a hard object, then stabbed him severally and slit his throat.
The killers reportedly made away with his Avenza car and mobile phones.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the police command in Benue state, Catherine Anne, said the corpse has been deposited at the mortuary while investigations are ongoing.
The Head of Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mrs Rosemary Waku, confirmed the murder but said they are yet to get full details on the incident.
By: Naa Ayorkor Laryea