Gunmen Murder Ex-Commissioner of Police Wife In Benue

Gunmen Murder Ex-Commissioner of Police Wife In Benue

Mrs. Eunice Aghanya, wife of the a former Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ibe Aghanya, has been murdered in her residence in Makurdi, the Benue capital.

The Benue Police Command confirmed her assassination.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the victim was killed by unidentified gunmen at her Makurdi residence, behind Kismet Hotel, on Saturday afternoon.

She said since the incident, investigations have been ongoing.

Also, her husband, Mr.Aghanya, told The Nation on the phone that he left Makurdi a few days ago only to receive a phone call that something strange has happened in his Makurdi residence.

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“I got a call that my wife’s car was outside and the gate was opened so it was strange.”

Aghanya, who served as Police commissioner in Benue and Kogi states before he retired, said he called his brother in Makurdi to go to the house and find out what had happened.

“Initially, when I got the news I suspected my wife was kidnapped but later I was told that my wife was found in a pool of her blood with a deep cut in the neck.

“The door was forced open as they killed her, locked her in the room and made away with the key.”

Before her death, Eunice Aghanya was the owner of Euniland Bread, Makurdi.