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JUST IN; Body of a civil servant recovered from a shallow grave

The remains of a revenue worker, Joseph Myaan, who was abducted over one month ago in Katsina-Ala Local Government Council of Benue State, has been discovered in a shallow grave.

CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the late Joseph’s corpse was found in a shallow grave on Wednesday, in Akpera suburb of Tongov community in Kastina-Ala area of Benue state.

It was gathered that Joseph was said to have been abducted for over a month, and efforts by his family and friends to locate his whereabouts proved abortive.

It was learnt that a top Politician from the area, assisted by security personnel led a search party to the area where his corpse was exhumed from the shallow grave.


An eyewitness told newsmen that the exhumed remains of Joseph has been deposited in the Katsina-Ala General Hospital morgue.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of Kastina-Ala LGC, Alfred Atera, confirmed the incident. He stressed that the deceased, before his untimely death, was a staff of the council.

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