Four suspected kidnappers pose as passengers, abduct and hack driver to death in Rivers.
The Rivers state police command has paraded four suspected kidnappers who got involved in the kidnapping and murdering of a commuter, Onyekachi Obioma Chukwuagu, along East/West Road to Rumuodogo 1 Community in Emohua Local Government Area of the State.
Acting spokesperson of the command, Grace Iringe-Koko, in a statement on Saturday, March 26, said the suspects pretended to be regular passengers along the Federal Highway in order to board the victim’s vehicle on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
When they got to a quiet part of the route in the Rumuodogo community, they kidnapped the driver and abandoned the vehicle, with Reg. No. GDD 250 MU by the roadside.
The statement said the suspects identified as Obichi Ngita, age 20, Chisom Honest, aged 20, Young Chitu, age 21, and Omens Woke, age 23, claimed that “they murdered the victim, using a machete, for refusing to cooperate with them."
"The suspects on Tuesday, 22nd March, 2022, while pretending to be regular passengers, boarded the victim’s vehicle.
They killed the man for being reluctant.