Missing Vanguard reporter, Tordue, killed by ‘hit-and-run’ driver – Police

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The Nigerian Police Force has said the missing Vanguard reporter, Tordue Henry Salem, was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

The driver identified as Itoro Clement has been arrested.

The Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba, disclosed this on Friday while parading the driver that killed the reporter at the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) premises, Guzape, Abuja.

He said the driver with Camry Toyota 2014, registration number Abuja BWR 243 BK, hit Salem and ran without reporting the incident to Police.

Mba said Salem’s body was later discovered at the Wuse General Hospital after Vanguard, had on Thursday, reported that Salem was found dead.

Salem, a house of representatives correspondent, was declared missing after he was last seen on October 13.


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