A business mogul and owner of a popular pharmacy in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, Chief Godwin Nwosu, who was kidnapped by unknown gunmen has been killed by his abductors.
Nwosu, who hailed from Anambra State was, last Wednesday, kidnapped in front of his residence, while returning from his office located along Water Roads Road in Abakaliki.
After failed attempts by his family and security operatives to rescue him from his abductors, he was, yesterday found dead opposite the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, secretariat along Enugu-Abakaliki expressway by security operatives on patrol.
Sunday Vanguard gathered that the kidnappers collected an undisclosed amount of money from the family before killing him.
A reliable source in the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki, FETHA, stated that when the corpse of the deceased was brought to the mortuary of the hospital, his body already was decomposing.
Contacted, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Ebonyi State Police Command, DSP Sylvester Igbo, said the incident was not officially reported to the police but to the SSS, adding that details regarding the death of the business mogul were hazy.