(Photos) Gunmen killed couple, burn them beyond recognition in Benue

It was yet another sad day for residents of Benue, as report says unknown gunmen at the weekend invaded the State Governor, Samuel Ortom’s village and killed a couple.

Confirming the incident, Police spokesman in the state, ASP. Moses Yamu, said Mr Joseph Msen Akosu and his wife were shot dead in Agasha area of Guma Local Government Area.

He said the gunmen, after killing the couple, burnt their bodies beyond recognition before the police arrived at the scene and recover empty shell of rifle at the scene.

He further explained that the mission of the arsonist against the couple could not be immediately ascertained.


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