Gunmen Behead Kidnapped Anambra Lawmaker


Gunmen have beheaded the lawmaker representing Anambra Governor Charles Soludo in the state House of Assembly.

Hon Okechukwu Okoye’s head was found at Nnobi in Idemili South Local Government Area where it was hanged.

His body was not there with indications strong the killers made away with it.

The lawmaker was kidnapped last week with one person in his Toyota Sienna car.

It was gathered that the police later recovered the car and deployed operatives to rescue the lawmaker.

Soludo had offered hope of rescuing his lawmaker while presenting Anambra’s revised budget to the Assembly on Friday.

Alhambra State Police Command spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu confirmed that the lawmaker has been killed.

He said: “His head was found along Nnobi Road today (Saturday). There is no suspect in custody yet.”

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