A retired military officer identified as Major Afisatu Ajuya has been killed and her body set ablaze in Edo.
It was gathered that Major Ajuya was set ablaze by her security guard alongside eight other persons.
According to the Nation, the suspects broke into the apartment of the retired Army Officer in the early hours of Sunday, strangled and set her ablaze before making away with items like electric fan, jewelry and phones.
When contacted, the state Police Commissioner, Babatunde Kokumo confirmed the incident, stating that it was a case of robbery, arson and murder.
Kokumo said the suspects killed their victim and set fire on the place to make it look like the victim died from the fire incident.
“They have been transferred to the State Police headquarters and some of the items recovered from them,” Kokomo said.