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Justice Margaret Igbetar assassinated

August 26, 2023

INSECURITY in Benue State has taken a new dimension with the assassination of a former President, Benue State Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Margaret Igbetar, by some unknown persons.

Justice Igbetar was found dead by her son in her home located at No. 1, Wantor Kwange street, opposite School of Medicine, Benue State University (BSU), Gboko road, Makurdi, the state capital on Thursday night.

However, as the time of filing this report, we was not certain whether the retired Judge who was found in a pool of blood was shot or stabbed by her assailants.

According to reliable information, the justice luminary may has been assassinated days before the discovery of her lifeless body on Thursday night.

Sources close to the family said that at the time she was discovered dead in her residence her corpse had started to decompose, adding that immediately the discovery was made, the murder was reported to the “E” Division Police station.

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benue state command, SP Sewuese Anene, said she was yet to have details on the incident but promised to get back.

Even though the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Daniel Ezeala could not be immediately reached for comments, compete police sources confirmed the incident.

The source said, “Yes, its true. Yesterday, Thursday, August 24, 2023, her lifeless body was discovered in her house but the corpse was not looking too okay; meaning that it (death) couldn’t have happened yesterday (Thursday), may be it happened the day before yesterday.”

The source vowed that the police would unravel the circumstances surrounding the murder of Justice Igbetar, adding that “the son is giving useful information that may lead to the arrest” of suspects in connection with the incident.

Courtesy:Nigerian Pilot


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