AN officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) attached to the University of Benin Bursar’s private residence was killed early hours of this morning.
The Kidnappers who stormed the bursar’s residence at about 2:45 am, gained access into the compound at Ogheghe Community along Benin Sapele in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
The Kidnappers were said to have open fire on the NSCDC personel immediately they gained entrance into the house, leading to the death of Mr. Alex Osaghae in the course of the crossfire.
Sources who were shy of the press confided in Trojan.com.ng that the officer died on the spot while the rubbers made away with his riffle.
Efforts to reach Mr. Victor Imagbe, the Uniben’s Bursar were not successful as at the time of filing this report.
The Public Relations Offer (PRO) of the Edo State Command, Mr. Ogbebor Efosa confirmed the incident. The corpse of the deceased has been evacuated to the Central hospital mortuary, Benin City.
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