Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the kidnapping and beheading of Honourable Nelson Emeka Achukwu by members of the unknown gunmen secessionists.
According to Anambra Police Command, Honourable Achukwu, A former lawmaker was reportedly kidnapped in his home in Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area on June 8th around 10:15pm.
It was gathered that Nelson decapitated body was later found at the bank of Ulasi River and was quickly buried by the family on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 evening as the body was already decomposing.
The victim according to reports is the owner of Nelly Oil & Gas filling station located along Onuselogu road, Utuh, and a block industry.
Honourable Achukwu had earlier been abducted and released a few months ago.
Later Achukwu was said to have told his family members that his captors had accused him of providing information to the military but got released when they found out the allegations were false.
As at the time of filing this report, the reason for his second kidnap and murder is unknown.
Sources said he was killed after paying 15 million naira ransom.