Killer of Benue traditional ruler arrested


Personnel of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Thursday, arrested the killer of a Benue State traditional ruler, Chief Awua Alabar.

Alabar, who was a district head, was gruesomely murdered by gunmen on July 21, 2020, at his residence in Ukum Local Government Area.

Asaaghar Igye, the alleged killer was said to have links with the traditional ruler.

The soldiers were said to have responded to a distress call by villagers when they sighted the suspect who has been linked with criminal activities over a long time, and was wanted for the killing of the ruler


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