Police Officer Killed By Cult Members In Edo, Buried Amid Tight Security.


The police sergeant, Monday Ehigie, who was killed by cult members on January 26 2019, has been buried. Late Monday was buried with full police honours.

Oisa Monday Ehigie

His body was first taken to Ugbekun Police Division for lying –in- state.

Many of his colleagues wept as they filed around the body to pay their last respect.

Late Monday was recently promoted to the rank of an Inspector but was yet to be decorated with his new rank when he was killed.

He had closed from his duty post and was on his way home at about 8 pm when he was gunned down.

He killed two of his assailants before he died.

Untill his death, late Monday was the police orderly attached to the Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha local government area, Dr. Eric Osayande.

A 21-gun salute was fired to honour him.

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