Unknown Gunmen Behead Ex Anambra Lawmaker

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The headless body of Hon. Nelson Emeka Achukwu, popularly known as Ogbatuluenyi has been discovered by his relatives less than two weeks after he was kidnapped by gunmen.

Achukwu a former member of Anambra State House of Assembly despite being physically challenged was kidnapped on 9th of June 2022 from his home in Ukpor, Nnewi South LGA, Anambra State.

His decapitated body was later found at the bank of Ulasi river and was quickly buried by the family on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022, because his body has started decomposing. A family source said they couldn’t believe he would be killed after they had paid the 15 million naira ransom requested by his abductors.

Hon. Bar. Nelson Emeka Achukwu was popular during the administration of Dr. Chris Ngige.

The gunmen reportedly abducted and released him a few months ago. Hon. Emeka Achukwu told members of his family that the gunmen accused him of providing information to the military but got released when they found out the allegations levelled against him were false.

The reason for his second kidnap and murder was unknown.

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