Gunmen has killed a Retired Assistant Commissioner of Police and the Principal Senior Special Assistant on Special Security to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State in Jos.

Plateau State Police Command while confirming the incident in a statement on Wednesday, disclosed that the incident occurred on Monday night a few minutes after the ex-AIG arrived in Jos.

He said the ex-AIG, Dega Chris was shot in the chest several times until he bled to death.

The statement read, “The Plateau State Police Command on a sad note received an ugly report of the death of AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd).

“On 31/05/2021 at about 2030hrs, AIG Christopher Dega (Rtd) was shot dead by three yet to be identified gunmen in an isolated restaurant at Bukuru, Jos.

“From the investigation so far, it appeared that he was trailed and shot.

“He arrived at Jos from Makurdi on the same date at about 1930hrs.


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