Retired Police DIG’s wife murdered in Benue




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Mrs. Eunice Aghanya, wife a retired Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Police, Mr. Ibe Aghanya, Friday murdered at her residence in Makurdi, Benue State capital. Husband the deceased told The that he left Makurdi few days ago only receive a call that something strange has happened at my Makurdi residence. “I got a called that my wife’s car outside and the gate open. So it was strange.”

Aghanya, who served as Police Commissioner in Benue and Kogi States and later DIG in charge Zone 2, before he retired, said he called brother in Makurdi go the house and find what had happened. “Initially when I got the news, I suspected kidnappers but later I told that my wife found in a pool of her own blood with a deep cut in the neck. The door forced open. They killed her, locked her in the room and made away with the key.


He told The that the killing of wife has nothing do with in Benue State as police officer. Aghanya and late wife lived all her life in Benue State. The Late Eunice a business woman who, through her EunnyLand Bakery, gave many youths employments.

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the victim was killed by at her Makurdi residence, behind Kismet , yesterday afternoon. She said since the incident, investigations had been ongoing.

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