Militia group kills ASP at checkpoint in Zaki-Biam
An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Peter Ojukpa has been killed by a suspected militia group in the Zaki-Biam area of Benue State.
Eyewitnesses said that the ASP was shot dead by local militia elements at a checkpoint mounted along a yam market road.
Before his death, Peter served in Zaki-Biam Divisional Police Station, under the Patrol/Guard (P&G) department.
The incident was said to have happened on Saturday 19th of November, 2022, at about 11:45 am.
Police sources said: “Ojukpa was alone at the checkpoint when the militia elements numbering about two arrived in a tricycle, whisked him away and shot dead, him leaving his corpse inside the bush. They carted away his AK-47 rifle. The remains of Ojukpa have been recovered by a team of police and community volunteer guards and deposited at the Saint Anthony Mortuary Zaki-Biam.”BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis