Following the attack on Governor Ortom, the Inspector General of Police has formed a Special Investigation Task Force to further investigate the attack.
The team is led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari has landed in Makurdi.
TOS News gathered that the team led by Abba Kyari consists of operatives from the Tactical Investigation Units of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB), and other experienced, crack detectives with specialised competencies in crime scene investigation and reconstruction, ballistics, fingerprint analysis and other core areas of forensics.
According to the Police boss, the deployment is pertinent to provide additional investigative support to the Benue State Police Command, following the attack on the governor by some 15 people he identified as herders on his farm at Tyo-mu on the Makurdi-Gboko road.
It is expected of the team to take over and strengthens ongoing investigations into the incident. The team is also expected to investigate all angles of the reported attack with a view to ensuring that all persons empirically linked to the incident are apprehended and brought to book.