Benue LG Boss Remanded In Prison For Alleged Murder (SEE)

Benue LG Boss, David Yiman in prison. Photo Credit: Benue Info
Benue LG Boss, David Yiman in prison. Photo Credit: Benue Info

The current Sole Administrator of Buruku LGA of Benue State,  Mr. David Yiman  has been remanded in prison by a Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly being responsible for the killing of  a lecturer at the University of Mkar, Gboko in Benue state,  Dr. Wilfred Tondo.

Yiman was arraigned alongside Kosuvenyi Kungwa and Emmanuel Nyajo, for criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide.

According to, in a report filed before the court, the Divisional Police Officer, ‘B’ Division, Gboko LGA, received information that;

“on August 11th, at about 5a.m., three gunmen broke into the official residence of the 50 year deceased and they shot him on the abdomen and he later died at Benue State University Teaching Hospital, Makurdi, while receiving treatment as a result of the gun shot injury.”


Speaking about the arrest, the Prosecuting Police Officer, Inspector Hyacinth Gbakor, during police investigation said that the trio were arrested for conspiring with many others for the said crime.

While ruling on the case, the Chief Magistrate, Mr. Isaac Ajim, ordered that the accused be remanded at the Federal Medium Prison, Makurdi.

The matter has been adjourned to  January 2017.

However, the PPO told the court that investigation into the matter was still in progress.

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