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Gunmen kill district head in Nasarawa

The District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere, has been murdered by unknown gunmen.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Nansel Ramhan, while confirming the incident to newsmen in Lafia on Sunday said the command is making efforts to find the killers of the district head and bring them to book.

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

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

“The command 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.

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

The PPRO also urged members of the public to supply the police with useful information that would aid the arrest of the perpetrators of the crime, NAN reports.

Source: dailypost.ng