Unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins on Saturday evening, allegedly murdered an Associate Professor with University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) Karl Kwaghger in Makurdi, Benue Stated capital.
The reflector gathered that the victim was ambushed by 4 men, who stabbed him repeatedly. The incident happened around 9:30pm, opposite IBB square in Makurdi.
A security personnel told newsmen that he was on routine patrol when he found the victim on the ground, in the pool of his own blood.
According to reports, the killers took his vehicle and stole his mobile phone.
Meanwhile, Benue State Police Command have confirmed the killing, and said that they have launched an investigation into the crime.
The deceased, Kwaghger, was a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department of UAM. He graduated from the same university and was offered employment where he rose to the rank of Associate Professor