Lawmaker killed by kidnappers after paying N500,000 ransom

The Delta State Police Command yesterday recovered the remains of a lawmaker that was kidnapped by some suspected kidnappers. The corpse of the lawmaker identified as Hon. Onos Onokpoma from Okurekpo has also been recovered from a thick forest Ethiope East after a two days thorough search.

Lawmaker killed by kidnappers after paying N500,000 ransom lailasnews 5


According to reports, the notorious kidnappers are reported to have hailed from Eku, Okurekpo and Oviorie.

The kidnappers were said to have collected a ransom Of N500,000.00 after executing Hon. Onose Onakpoma

Hon. Evance Ochuko Ivwurie, member Representing Ethiope East in the House of Representative personally led and coordinated the arrests and recovery of the victim.

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The anti kidnap Unit Of the Delta State Police Command recovered the body of Hon. Onose Onakpoma who was kidnapped and shot dead by a notorious group of kidnappers operating in Ethiope East LGA.

The Omote Eboh, a kidnap-for-ransom network in the thick forest between Okurekpo and Okuekpagha boundary (Omue’ te’te) carried out a major robbery operation on 31st March, 2018 where they robbed over 20 people including Hon. Onose Onakpoma and there after which they kidnapped him and hauled him to the thick forest where he was promptly killed before the Kidnappers called to pick up a ransom of N500,000.00 and thereafter vanished with no trace of Hon. Onakpoma.

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Most of the perpetrators of the heinous crime have been apprehended including those who aided the escape of the kidnap Victim Keeper- Omote Eboh and his wife.

“Hon. Honourable Evance Ivwurie member representing Ethiope East in the Delta State House Of Assembly continues with all efforts to make good [on] his commitment to ensure the arrest of the perpetrators and ensure the recovery and return of the remains of the kidnap victim Hon. Onakpoma to his hometown in Urhuoka, Abraka to accord to him the decent burial he deserves,” said Barrister Akoro M. C spokesman and Legal Assistant Of Hon. Evance Ivwurie.

5 Comments

  1. Good they were caught. They should face the same punishment melted to this man. They too don’t deserve to live.

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