Benue police recover body of abducted businessman


The police in Benue said on Saturday that they had recovered the body of a Makurdi-based businessman, Edwin Okechukwu, who was abducted by unknown gunmen on Tuesday.

Mr. Okechukwu, the Managing Director of Our Choice Water Company, was said to have been abducted while on his way to work.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, John Bako, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi that the corpse was recovered at the High Level roundabout on Saturday.

He said the abduction was earlier reported by the family and that police had begun investigation into the incident.

Mr. Bako also said the abductors of the late businessman had demanded a ransom for his release, but the money was not paid.

He said the circumstances surrounding his abduction and eventual death at the hands of his abductors were still under investigation by the police.

The police spokesman, however, said that there were no injuries or visible signs of torture on the corpse.

He appealed to members of the public to volunteer useful information that could lead to the arrest of the abductors.



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  • amazing2012

    May God expose them quick !