As gathered, police sources revealed that his body was found in a forest on Ubiaja-Ewohimi-Agbor road by a police team.

The sources added that the victim was killed after his abductors discovered that he was a policeman.

The deceased, who hailed from Auchi in Edo State, served in Abuja before his death.

Spokesman for the police in the state, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed that a search party discovered the body of the slain policeman at Emu-Oken bush