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Few hours after he was reportedly kidnapped, a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police, Paul Edike, has been found dead.

 

ACP Edike was ambushed and abducted on Friday at Effurun while returning from a social engagement.

 

His driver had reported the incident to the family.

 

The body of the kidnapped police officer was later found along the Benin-Warri/Effurun road, a source said.

 

However, a member of the family, Mr Joseph Edike, has confirmed the incident.

 

Meanwhile, the body of the deceased had been deposited at a morgue in the area pending further investigation.

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