Unknown armed men brutally murdered a lecturer of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM) Karl Kwaghger on Saturday, November 28.
Kwaghger, an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering department, was found in a pool of his blood at the premises of the JS Tarka Foundation in the Benue state capital.
He was reportedly attacked at a dark side of the street by four men around 9:30pm opposite IBB square who hit him on the head with a hard object, then stabbed him severally and slit his throat.
The killers reportedly made away with his Avenza car and mobile phones.
The spokesperson of the police command in Benue state, Catherine Anne, who confirmed the incident said the corpse has been deposited at the mortuary while investigations are ongoing.
The Head, Information, Protocol and Public Relations Unit of the institution, Mrs Rosemary Waku, also confirmed the murder.