GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called on the State Police Command to carry out thorough investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Gregory Indyor, his wife and their son aged six years.
Governor Ortom made the call on Saturday in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase.
The governor described as unfortunate and shocking, the incident which took place at the residence of the deceased in Kaltungu area of North Bank, Makurdi.
Ortom enjoined the police to unravel the actual cause of the deaths, and if proven that Mr Indyor, his wife and child were killed, the suspects should be apprehended.
The governor sympathized with the deceased’s family and prayed for the repose of the three souls, while asking that adequate protection should be accorded the two-year-old child of the family who is still alive.
It is recalled that Mr Indyor, wife and son were found dead in their room in the early hours of Friday by their neighbors who later informed policemen at North Bank, Makurdi.
Police evacuated the corpses to a morgue at an undisclosed hospital while the two-year-old daughter was said to have been found alive in the room.Read Full Story