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Gunmen Kidnap Dead Body, Demand N50M Ransom



It was highly surprised to everyone who had about the incident of how some suspected kidnappers abducted the corpse(dead body) of late Ugwuanyi Israel from Ameze Owerre, Umabor community in Nsukka local government area of Enugu State.

According to reports, the deceased’s corpse was being conveyed from Lagos to Nsukka for funeral arrangements when the abduction occurred along 9th Mile Road in the Umuoka community in the Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.

The gunmen not only took Ugwuanyi’s body but also abducted all family members transporting Ugwuanyi’s body back home.

While speaking, a family source said, “His corpse was on its way from Lagos on Sunday when the vehicle conveying his body was halted by kidnappers and people in the vehicle alongside the driver were all kidnapped at Umuoka Udi LGA of Enugu State.”

However, the kidnappers had since established contact with the family and demanded a N50 million ransom.

“They called Monday morning to inform us to look for N50 million. Our fear is that the corpse will decompose before they release them. We don’t know what to do because our community people in Lagos spent so much money on the sickness of Israel”, the source added.

__At the time of filing this report, Police authority are yet to comment on the incident, as family of the victims called on the security agencies and the government to come to the their aid.

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