Assistant Commissioner of Police and Commanding Officer of No.73 PMF Squadron, Magumeri in Borno state, ACP. Egbe Eko Edum has been axed to death in Calabar, Cross River State by unknown men.
Edum was attacked in the early hours of Wednesday, December 2 along Murtala Mohammed Highway by Pepsi in Calabar.
Reports gathered state that he was returning to Calabar to visit his family when his vehicle broke down on the Highway and he tried calling his family to come get him when his attackers stoked him with an axe to death.
The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Irene Ugbo confirmed the news, saying, “I just confirmed it . He is an Assistant Commissioner of Police who serves in Borno State; he is not serving here. I think he was coming to see his family here in Cross River, he arrived Calabar as at about 1:am when the incident happened.”
“I learnt that they used an axe on him. I don’t know his name; investigations will be launched.” She said.
Edum’s corpse has been deposited at the mortuary Infotrustng reports.