The death of Chukwu Obiahu, a member of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), has been verified by the Kogi State Police Command.
Obiahu was stoned to death in Kogi State on Tuesday evening, just after he finished work at the NTA Okene booster station.
DSP William Aya, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), confirmed the incident to newsmen on Wednesday evening, saying the command has launched a probe to find out who killed the NTA engineer.
“Information got to the command that an unidentified corpse was located along Okene-Magongo road,” a police spokesperson said.
“When the Okene command arrived at the spot, it was determined that the deceased was a staff member of the Nigeria Television Authority’s Okene booster station. When the body was examined, blood stains and bruises were discovered all over the body.”
Obiahu’s body was put in a morgue in Okengwe Hospital, Okene Local Government, Kogi State.