Gunmen on Monday morning killed a man at Y-Junction in Nkwelle-Ezunaka community, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State, ANAMBRA PEOPLE reports.
This sad incident took place about four days after the man whom the police identified as Ikechukwu Udeozor was held in captivity.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, confirmed the incident in a statement, saying that the police operatives found the lifeless body of the victim and have, since, commenced an investigation into the dastardly act.
The PPRO said that the deceased had been abducted from his residence about four days earlier before his abductors went on to kill him.
“On 13/6/22 at about 10:20am police operatives recovered a lifeless body at the roadside by Y Junction Nkwelle – Ezunaka.
“The victim was later identified as Ikechukwu Udeozor, who was abducted from his residence on 9/6/22. Meanwhile, the operation is still ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators,” the statement reads.