Kidnapped Anambra lawmaker beheaded


A member of the Anambra State House of Assembly representing Aguata II, Okechukwu Okoye has been beheaded.

Okoye’s severed head was found on Saturday at Nnobi in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The deceased lawmaker, who represented the constituency of the State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo in the State House of Assembly, was kidnapped last week.

Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer, Tochukwu Ikenga confirmed the discovery of Okoye’s head.

Ikenga said the lawmaker’s body was not found at the spot where his head was discovered.

“His head was found along Nnobi road on Saturday. There is no suspect in custody yet,” the PPRO said.

Okoye and one other person were kidnapped at Aguata.

Following his abduction, the police began a manhunt to rescue the lawmaker.

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