Oct 4, 2022

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BREAKING: Tears Flow As Gunmen Kill Prominent Lawmaker in Southeast State – Legit.ng

  • One piece of news that would sadden the hearts of Nigerians is the death of a former lawmaker in Anambra State
  • This happened as gunmen were being executed became a disabled politician and his lifeless body was found by his relatives. li>

The headless body of kidnapped Anambra State politician Nelson Achukwu was found by his relatives.

The Punch reports that the decapitated body of the late Achukwu was found between the border of the state’s Uke and Ukpor areas.

His decapitated body was quickly buried by family members on Tuesday, as the corpse began to decompose.

The details of his earlier abduction were explained

Achukwu, a former member of the Anambra Montage ly State House and a businessman were reported reportedly abducted from his home in Ukpor on 9 June 2022.

Although he was abducted by the gunmen a few months ago and later released after paying a ransom of N15 million he was kidnapped again a few weeks later.

Family source gives exact details pr eis

A family source said the late Achukwu told members of the family when he was first released that the gunmen accused him of providing information to the military but were released when they discovered the allegations against him were false.

However, the reason for his second kidnapping and murder is still unknown.

The source said:

“We couldn’t believe he would be killed after we had already paid the N15 million ransom demanded by his captors. “

This is the second such gruesome murder after the legislature, the Aguata North local government in the State House of Assembly, Okechukwu Okoye was assassinated by his captors in May 2022 .

Police respond

Confirmation of incident s, the state police spokesman, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said an investigation was ongoing but assured the command is doing everything in its power to arrest the perpetrators of the crime.

“The victim was abducted from his home in June at around 10.15pm and efforts were made to save him from this unfortunate development. His body was found between the Uke and Ukpor border.

“We still do not abandon our investigation as we will ensure those responsible are brought to justice”, added Ikenga.

Tension, fear as gunmen kidnap two senior former Nigerian officials

It has been reported that Toro, along with a former co- Golden Eaglets coach Garba was kidnapped Iliya on Ryom Road on Friday 17th June.

Both former NFA general secretary and Iliya traveling to Bauchi from Abuja, where they are said to have been, attended the wedding ceremony of the son of a former NFF president, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, on Friday.

Abuja-Kaduna Access Reef: Freed victims mentally unstable, Families raise alarm, request intervention from FG

The offended families en r 70 passengers kidnapped by suspected bandits in an attack on the Abuja-Kaduna bound train on Monday March 28 had raised the alarm The mental health of the freed victims.

In an interview, the head of the families of the victims called on the federal government to take care of the release of the hijacker’s other passengers. den.

Dr. Abdulfatah Jimoh announced that the remaining victims are not in good condition as they are being seriously disturbed in the forest.

Source: Legit.ng