Kidnappers Murder Couple After N7.5m Ransom Paid For Their Release
A couple was brutally murdered by kidnappers even after N7.5m ransom was paid for their release in Anambra State.
The deceased identified as Emmanuel Chukwuemeka, 36, and his wife, Mirian Chinwendu, 30, got married in May 29, 2021.
It was gathered that the couple were returning home after attending a programme at the Holy Ghost Adoration, Uke, in the Idemili North LGA, when they were abducted.
It was gathered that the couple were with their four-month-old baby, when the kidnapper’s attacked them in the car.
The kidnappers abducted the couple and left the child in the car.
It was gathered that the family members paid the kidnappers the sum of N5m, but the hoodlums demanded an additional N2.5m, which took the family time to raise, as they sold part of their land to generate the money.
It was gathered that after collecting the complete ransom, the kidnappers reportedly switched off their phones.
HGS Media Plus gathered that the community saw the corpses of the couple along the Uke-Nnobi Road after two months. The bodies were said to be in chains.
The couple were buried on Thursday, December 15, 2022 in their hometown at Isiekwulu, Ukpo, in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State.