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Assistant Commissioner of Police hacked to death in Calabar

An Assistant Commissioner of Police identified as Egbe Eko Edum has been hacked to death in Calabar, Cross River state capital. 

The deceased was on his way home when he was attacked along Murtala Muhammed highway in Calabar around 1am on Wednesday December 2. 

Edum who was serving as the commander of 73 police mobile force squadron, was hacked with an axe by unknown assailants who left his corpse on the road.

The state police spokesperson, Irene Ugbo 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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