The lifeless body of a policeman, Onu Adeyi, was on Sunday uncovered in a well in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.
The PUNCH gathered that the policeman, an Idoma, was a corporal attached to Gboko (B) Division before his death.
Residents claimed that the deceased was murdered the assailants, who were presently at large.
The late Adeyi, popularly referred to as Baya Baya, was allegedly said to have been stabbed several times before he was thrown inside the well in his compound.
Residents of the Tomatar area of Gboko, where he was killed, told our correspondent in confidence that the incident had put them in perpetual fear.
One of them, who identified herself as Ngunan, disclosed that they all woke up that faithful Sunday to discover that Baya Baya was killed Saturday night and dumped inside the well in his compound.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Hyacinth Dagala told The PUNCH over the telephone that the command was investigating the circumstance that led to the man’s death.
Dagala however said his men had yet to make any arrest in the case just as he appealed for calm and vigilance.