NAIJA AND GLOBAL NEWS

Popular Ebonyi hotelier survives after being kidnapped, shot and dumped inside river by suspected assassins

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr


A popular businessman in Ebonyi State, Chief Monday Okeh narrowly escaped assassination on his way to a meeting in Abakaliki.

It was gathered that Chief Okeh, a.k.a Emebeifego, who owns a popular hotel ‘Monablis’ located in the state capital was abducted by four men last Friday night.

RELATED:  Federal Civil Service Begins Massive Recruitment

The  suspects picked the victim few miles away from his hotel and took him to a river where they shot him and dropped him inside the river.

Okeh survived the gun shot and is said to be receiving treatment at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki.

RELATED:  President Buhari Pays N164.8m School Fees Of 106 Chibok Girls

An eyewitness, who identified himself simply as Kelechi, said the assassins used a black Highlander Jeep that has no bumber in the front.

Spokesperson for the Ebonyi State police Command, ASP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident said four persons have been arrested in connection with the attempted kidnap and murder of Mr Okeh.

RELATED:  Video: Watch The Shocking Clip Of Jamb Clerk, Philomina Chieshe Telling Auditors That A Snake Mysteriously Swallowed N36 Million

She added that the hoodlums stole N9 million belonging to the victim.




Write A Comment