Mr Iortim Richard, a church worker has been electrocuted to death at the premises of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kontien area of Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Monday morning while the deceased was trimming an overgrown mango tree at the church compound.
The incident triggered violence in the area as some youths in the community moved to attack the church.
However, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Gboko ‘A’ Division, CSP Nerson Iorhemba intervened and foiled the attack.
When contacted, the Benue State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Catherine Anene Sewuese claimed the incident has not been reported to the command.