A staff of Auchi Polytechnic, Mr Samuel Okolie, who was mentioned to have been kidnapped by gunmen on Oct. 9 has been found dead.
Okolie was found dead on his farm at Aviele neighborhood, close to Auchi within the Etsako West Native Authorities Space of Edo early on Sunday.
Okolie’s death occurred barley two weeks after one other staff of the polytechnic, Dr S. Okhikhena, described as Okolie’s shut buddy was equally murdered.
Okolie was mentioned to have been kidnapped on his method to his farm after shut of labor to choose people working for him.
His mutilated physique was dumped near a truck he was mentioned to be driving when he was kidnapped by the gunmen.
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However the Commissioner of Police in Edo, Mr Danmallam Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, mentioned that Okolie was not kidnapped.
Mohammed mentioned the death was “in all probability a case of suicide as elements of the deceased’s physique was bathed with acid.
“It’s in all probability a case of suicide because nothing was taken away from him and in addition from his automobile.
“You know the rate of suicide is very high and his own cannot be an exception.”
The commissioner mentioned, nonetheless, that investigation can be carried out by the command to determine what led to Okolie’s death.
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