Police launch manhunt for killers of NTA staff in Kogi

All the staff on duty have been arrested and are currently undergoing interrogation at the Divisional Office of the Nigeria Police in Okene.
Police launch manhunt for killers of NTA staff in Kogi
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Kogi Police Command has commenced investigation into the strange killing of Chukwu Odiahu, an engineer with Nigerian Television Authority.

Odiahu was reportedly stoned to death on Tuesday by some yet-to-be-identified persons in Okene, Kogi State.

Sources said that the deceased who works at the engineering department of the NTA boaster station in Okene was found dead shortly after he closed from work.

The motive of the attack is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report.

DAILY POST reports that all the staff on duty have been arrested and are currently undergoing interrogation at the Divisional Office of the Nigeria Police in Okene.

A staff of NTA in Okene who spoke under anonymity said; “It is very unfortunate we all woke up this morning to see the death of one of our colleagues under the engineering department.

“When we closed transmission around 10pm on Tuesday, he left the office premises. Unfortunately this morning, (Wednesday), we discovered his corpse that he was killed with stones by some persons who we do not know.

“All the staff on duty have been arrested because they are prime suspects. The incident has been reported to the Police for investigation. Odiahu is a gentleman who is committed to his duty. He died a horrible death”.

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