Grave found where missing Nigerian general was buried


                Idris Alkali 
Nigerian military has discovered a shallow grave where a missing retired general was buried after being killed by a mob in central Nigerian Plateau state.

Retired Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali was traveling from the capital city of Abuja through Plateau state early September when he was murdered in the district reportedly by a group of angry youths, who barricaded the road in protest to a previous violence in the area.
“He was attacked, assaulted and killed along Eastern Bypass by irate youths with dangerous objects. [Alkali] was travelling alone in his black Toyota Corolla. The hoodlums stole his money, phones, and valuables which they shared among themselves,” Maj. Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, an officer commanding 3 Division, told a news briefing on Friday.
Akinroluyo said the mob later pushed the officer’s car into a pond while his body was buried in a shallow grave in an area called “No man’s land” within Lafande village of the Dura-Du district.
He said the army has handed over some captured suspects to the police while others have been declared wanted.
On Friday, police spokesman Terna Tyopev told Anadolu Agency that four of the eight suspects, who were declared wanted, have turned themselves in for interrogation.

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