The assassination of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, is still a mystery the police is trying to unravel.

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has deployed the Police Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad to Nasarawa State to fish out the killers of former Defence Chief.

Spokesman for Nasarawa State Police Command, Kennedy Idirisu, said in Lafia on Wednesday that the team, alongside senior military personnel, were led to the scene of the incident by the Commissioner of Police, Yahaya Bello, in line with the IGP directive.

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Idirisu said that the late Badeh was shot at about 6:30pm on Tuesday by gunmen at Tudu-Uku village along Gitata-Keffi road in Karu Local Government Area.

He explained that the former Chief of Defence Staff was returning from his farm in the company of his friend and driver when unknown gunmen ambushed and opened fire on their moving vehicle.

He assured that any information from the public that would aid the investigation would be treated with utmost confidentiality.

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