The Vanguard reporter, Tordue Henry Salem who went missing before he was eventually found dead was killed by a hit-and-run driver, the Police have confirmed.
Confirming the development on Friday in Abuja, the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba said the driver identified as Itoro Clement has however been apprehended.
Parading the suspected killer at the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) premises, Guzape, Abuja, Mba said Salem’s body, was discovered at the Wuse General Hospital.
The suspected killer was paraded along with his Toyota Camry vehicle with registration number Abuja BWR 243 BK.
Until his sudden disappearance and subsequent death, Salem was the correspondent of Vanguard Newspaper in the National Assembly.
Recall Naija News earlier reported that he was found dead, weeks after he disappeared.
Salem was last seen around Total filling station, close to the Force Headquarters, Abuja before he was eventually declared missing.
A complaint was made a day after he was last seen.
More details later…