The Ekiti State Police Command on Thursday confirmed the killing of Mr. Sunday Afolabi, an Assistant Superintendent with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ekiti State.
Afolabi was allegedly killed by yet-to-be-identified assailants along Afao Road on Wednesday evening.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the state police command, Mr. Alberto Adeyemi (SP), told journalists in Ado-Ekiti that preliminary investigations revealed that Afolabi was killed by suspected cultists.
He said the NSCDC officer body had been deposited at the morgue of the Ekiti State Teaching Hospital in Ado-Ekiti by some policemen, who visited the scene.
The NSCDC spokesman, Mr Tolu Afolabi, who also confirmed the killing, said further investigations into the incident had commenced.
He said no stone would be left unturned to unmask the killers of the officer.