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Assassination of Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh: Police Deploy IRT & STS for Investigation; Reveal Abduction of Badeh’s Friend.

The Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS), joined by Army and Airforce personnel on Wednesday visited the scene of the assassination of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh to commence investigation.
A Police statement last night said, “On 18th December 2018 at about 18.35 hours the former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh {rtd} while returning from his farm located in Panda Development Area, Karu LGA was attacked by gun men at Tudu-Uku along Gitata-Keffi road.
“He was in company of his friend and driver when unknown gun men ambushed and opened fire on his moving vehicle.
“The former CDS suffered gunshot injury which resulted to his death, while his driver was injured and the said freind abducted.
“The corpse of the late Air Chief Marshal and the injured driver has been taken to NAF hospital, Abuja.
“Following the directive of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, the Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State, CP Yahaya Bello and some senior military personnel has visited the scene alongside IGP’s Intelligence Response team (IRT) and Special Tactical Squad (STS) who are to carry out discreet investigation into the case.
“Meanwhile, the Police command, Nigerian Army and Airforce personnel led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police are in the area immediately the incident occurred with a view to rescue the abducted person and arrest the perpetrators of this dastardly act.
“Finally, the Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State is calling on the general public with useful information that can aid the ongoing investigation to come forward with it and it shall be treated with utmost confidentiality”.
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