Today 9 August, 2022

Man crushes Army Colonel to death

A drunken driver has knocked down the Commanding Officer, 2 Battalion of the Nigerian Army, Ribadu Cantonment, Kaduna, Lt. Col. Abraham Gbileve, in Markudi, Benue State.

Gbileve died after his friend crushed him while reversing his Toyota Camry car last Tuesday.

It was gathered on Sunday that the deceased resumed as the Commanding Officer of the Battalion about three months ago and travelled to his hometown in Benue State on vacation.

Gbileve, an Army Combatant, was said to have sent his driver on an errand, while he drank with his friend.

After the outing, his friend offered to take him back home, but as he reversed his car, he reportedly lost control and crushed Gbileve, who was sitting on a chair at the open pub, and killed him instantly.

The friend was subsequently taken into mili6tary custody for further investigation.”

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