Mr Alex Osaghae, an officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has been reportedly killed by some unknown gunmen.
Naija News understands that the security agent was killed by the assailants who attacked the home of Mr Victor Imagbe, the Bursar of the University of Benin (UNIBEN).
It was gathered that the heavily armed men invaded Imagbe’s resident along Sapele Road in Benin City on Thursday, April 22 in an attempt to kidnap him.
However, Osaghae who is said to be on guard at the time, got killed while trying to sabotage the attack by the blood thirsty assailants who also took away his rifle.
A police officer attached to the Edo State Police Command confirmed the incident. He said the command had commenced manhunt for the perpetrators of the dastardly act.
Efforts to speak with the bursar, however, proof abortive as his phone was switched off. Naija News got informed that the gunmetal got to Imagbe’s house around 2:45am and opened fire on the NSCDC officer as they entered the compound, killing him on the spot.
The Public Relations Offer (PRO) of the Edo State Command of the NSCDC, Mr. Ogbebor Efosa, confirmed the killing.
The body of Osaghae was said to have been deposited at the Central Hospital mortuary in Benin City.
Source: Naija News