From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
Five (5) unidentified gunmen yesterday shot and killed a young man identified simply as ‘Stecco’ and his girl friend in Gboko local government area of Benue State.
It was learnt that the deceased is helping the police in divulging information about the recent brutal murder of a renowned pharmacist in the area Ternenge Labe.
The gunmen were said to have stormed the Stecco residence located along Ahmadu Bello way at about 5:30 am while he was still sleeping and shot him twice in the chest and head, They also shot his girl friend.
Benue State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hyacinth Dagala who confirmed the incidence said the deceased was an informant to the police about killers of the Pharmacist, even as he said the police were trailing the assailants and would soon arrest him.