Gunmen have beheaded a former lawmaker in Anambra State, Nelson Achukwu after collecting N15 million ransom from his family.
Achukwu was a former lawmaker representing Nnewi South II constituency at the House of Assembly.
The lawmaker was said to have been kidnapped few months ago.
Spokesperson, Anambra State Police Command, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the dastardly act, saying that the victim’s body was found between the boundary of Uke and Ukpor communities.
He said Achukwu was kidnapped in his house on 9 June, 2022 and that efforts were being made to rescue him before this unfortunate development.