Unknown Assailants Kill Assistant Police Commissioner In Calabar


Unknown assailants have hacked to death an Assistant Commissioner of Police, in Calabar, Cross River State.

Bibian Anekwe News reports that the ACP identified as Egbe Eko Edum was serving as the commander of 73 police mobile force squadron in Magumeri, Borno State.

The ACP was said to be on his way home in Calabar when the assailants attacked.

Sources said Edum was hacked with an axe along Murtala Muhammed highway in Calabar, around 1 am on Wednesday.

Confirming the incident, Irene Ugbo, the state police public relations officer, said Edum had come to see his family but had arrived at a late hour.

She 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. He is not serving here. I think he was coming to see his family here in Cross River, he arrived in Calabar at about 1:am when the incident happened.”



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