Men in army uniform kill pregnant woman in Kogi

Posted by News Express | 1 January 2021 | 762 times

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Tragedy struck in Kogi State on Wednesday night when a 28-year-old pregnant woman, Mary Pelemo, was killed by some men in Army uniform in Magongo, Ogori/Magongo Local Government Area of the state.

Her brother, Mr. Idowu Pelemo, said the incident occurred on Wednesday at about 9 pm.

He said some men in military uniform in a Hilus van, with registration number Lokoja 446 KG, with another one painted in army colours, with registration number 014, chased a driver from Ibilo in Edo State to Magongo when the incident happened.

However, the Nigeria Army in Kogi State has denied that they had anything to do with the killing

The Public Relation Officer of the Nigerian Army in the state, Major Jafaru Muhammed, said: “The Army was not involved in any operations please.” (New Telegraph)

Source: News Express

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