The Benue state police command has confirmed the death of an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM), Karl Kwaghger, after he was brutally murdered by unknown armed men on Saturday, November 28.
According to reports, the lecturer was taken to a dark side of the street by four men around 9:30pm opposite IBB square. The assailants hit him on the head with a hard object, then stabbed him severally and slit his throat.
He was found in a pool of his blood at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in the Benue state capital. The killers reportedly made away with his Avenza car and mobile phones.
The Head, Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mrs Rosemary Waku, confirmed the murder but said they are yet to get full details on the incident.