Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Principal Senior Special Assistant on Security, retired Assistant Commissioner of Police and the Principal Senior Special Assistant on Special Security was assassinated by gunmen on Monday night in Jos.
According to reports made available to The Daily Vendor, the ex-AIG, Dega Chris was shot in the chest several times until he bled to death.
The Commissioner of Police in Plateau state, Edward Egbuka confirmed the incident saying preliminary investigation revealed that the Retired Assistant Commissioner who left Makurdi was trailed to Jos where he was assassinated few minutes after he arrived Jos.
He said the incident occurred at Anguldi area of Bukuru in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State at about 8:30 pm on Monday.
According to him, some suspects connected to the murder have been arrested and are in police custody while investigations are ongoing to fish out perpetrator.