Policeman found dead on Benue street

RESIDENTS of Lagos Street in the Wadata area of
Makurdi, Benue State capital on Wednesday woke up
confused as they found a middle-aged man said to be
a policeman lying dead on the street.
The man who was found lying on his back with his
face up and eyes open had a needle plastered on his
left arm which sent indications that he might have
been sick and on admission in one of the hospitals.
At the scene of the incident, some members of the
crowd recognised the man to be a policeman. Some
policemen who later thronged to the scene identified
the deceased as Abubakar and one of their officers
transferred from Nasarawa State recently.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),
Daniel Ezeala, confirmed the death and the victim as
a policeman. He said the death would be
Ezeala confirmed to The Guardian that the late
policeman was acknowledged to be sick and was
taken to the hospital but disappeared from his sick
bed only to be discovered dead on the street.

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