Men of the Bauchi State Police Command have began investigation into the mysterious death of a staff of MTN Nigeria.
State Police Command is currently investigating the circumstances
surrounding the disappearance and death of a 41-year-old man identified
as Benjamin Sule.
According to Nigerian Tribune, Benjamin Sule
until his death was an indigene of Apa local government area of Benue
State was a former staff of MTN office in Bauch State.
gathered that late Benjamin left his house located at Rafin Makaranta
area of Bauchi metropolis opposite the School of Armour, Nigerian Army
on Sunday, July 1, 2018, to see some group of persons who allegedly
called him to meet them at Gwallameji area and that was the last time he
was seen alive.
According to Friday Sule, the victim’s elder
brother who is a security guard at MTN office in Bauchi, he had been
trying his brother’s mobile number for two days and there was no
response, so he decided to check him at his residence, but
unfortunately, he was told by his neighbors that he had not returned to
the house for two days.
Friday Sule further said that the
following day that was on a Wednesday, he laid a complaint at the Yelwa
police division and later got a call from the Police in the evening of
that same day that a dead body was found at a hill behind Gwallameji
area and was asked to come and identify if it was his brother.
said, “When I got to the police station, I was shown a picture of my
brother’s corpse laid on a stone at the hill. Immediately I saw the
picture, I recognized him and told the police he was the one that was
missing for two days.”
It was gathered from one of his neighbours
who pleaded anonymity that some persons called the deceased on his
mobile phone earlier that Sunday to tell him to meet them at Gwallameji.
that Sunday evening, he told my elder sister that some persons called
him to meet them at Gwallameji, that he was going to see them. He even
collected her battery and put it in his phone because he had a low
battery. He told her that he did not want the people to think he
switched off his phone, that was why he borrowed my sister battery” She
While confirming the incident, the State Police Public
Relations Officer, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar said that on the 4th July
2018, the police attached to Yelwa Division received an information from
good samaritans that they saw a dead body of an adult man lying down on
top of a hill.
“On receiving the information, the police team
rushed to the scene and removed the dead body to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa
Teaching teaching hospital for an autopsy to ascertain the actual cause
of his death. No mark of violence seen on his body” The PPRO said.
He said that the case under investigation and further development will be communicated to the press in due course.
[News] Police Investigate Death Of MTN Staffer Who Died In Mysterious Circumstance
Wednesday, 11 July 2018