An Assistant Commissioner of Police, Egbe Eko Edum, has been hacked to death in Calabar, Cross River State.
The State Police Spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, who confirmed the incident said it reportedly happened along Murtala Muhammed highway in Calabar, around 1 am on Wednesday.
Edum was identified as the serving
commander of 73 Police Mobile Force Squadron in Magumeri, Borno State.
He was reportedly on his way home in Calabar when he was attacked. Edum was reportedly hacked with an axe and his body left on the road.
“He is not serving here. I think he was coming to see his family here in Cross River. He arrived in Calabar at about 1am when the incident happened,” the police said.
“He dropped off from a public transport and had called his wife to pick him up before he was attacked by the unknown men.
“We are investigating the incident and the family has recovered the body from the scene of the tragic incident,” Ugbo said.