Police investigate murder of DSS operative in Ekiti | The Guardian Nigeria News


The Police Command in Ekiti State on Saturday confirmed the murder of a detective with the Department of the State Security Service (DSS) in a hotel at Ado Ekiti on Friday night.

ASP Sunday Abutu, the command’s spokesman, who made the confirmation to newsmen, said the detective was murdered during an argument with some soldiers.

“I can confirm we heard that the DSS operative was killed during a hot argument with some soldiers yesterday, (Friday) evening.

“The deceased corpse has been deposited in the morgue and I can assure you that the perpetrators of the murder have also been arrested.

“Let me also add that our detectives have started an investigation and we will get to the root of the matter,” Abutu said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened in Ado Ekiti on Friday evening as three soldiers allegedly killed a DSS operative inside the hotel (names withheld).

A reliable source told NAN that the incident occurred about 7.30 p.m. at the…

Source: Guardian Newspaper