A 26-year- old woman at Taraku in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue State was yesterday murdered by unknown gunmen while her one-year-old baby boy is also battling for life after being inflicted with serious injuries by the attackers.
The deceased, Sewuse Tyoor and her son, sources say were attacked last night in their sleep by the assailants.
It was also learnt that the deceased also lost her husband in the same fashion few months ago in Taraku.
Source disclosed the deceased, before her untimely death had identified four officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, as the murderers of her late husband, Chia Tyoor who was also killed in a bizarre manner; the fingered murderers of her late husband already scheduled to face trial later this month in Makurdi.
According to the Chairman of Gwer local government area, Dr David Maor, the remains of the mother has been deposited at the Local Government General Hospital while her son was receiving treatment at the intensive care unit of the NKST clinic at Taraku.