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Police vow to fish out killers of district head in Nasarawa


Obere was murdered by unknown gunmen on Friday.

Nansel Ramhan, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state,  made the vow while speaking with the Newsmen on Sunday in Lafia.

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According to him, the command will not rest on its oars until the killers were identified, arrested, and prosecuted.

He said the investigation to unravel the circumstances and those behind the attack had since commenced.

Ramhan also urged members of the public to supply the police with useful information that would aid the arrest of the perpetrators of the crime.

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The police spokesperson said that the force received information about the attack on Friday at about 10 pm.

“Upon the receipt of the information, a detachment of police personnel comprising Special Anti Robbery Squad, Police Mobile Force, personnel of Operation Puff Adder and Vigilante led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) raced to the scene and discovered that the victim was shot.

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“He was rushed to the hospital but died while receiving treatment at the General Hospital, Mararaba Udege,” he said.

Obere, until his demise, was the district head of Odu Village in the Udege Development Area of Nasarawa Local Government.