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Decomposing Body of Kidnapped Man Found in Delta Community

By Kelvin Ohoror

The decomposing body of a popular plumber in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Ovoke Edevwie Ogwa, has been found.

According to a reliable source, Ogwa remains “with a conspicuous bullet wound was discovered on Tuesday in Erho (one of the communities in Abraka) bush by locals who went fetching firewood.”

It was revealed that Ogwa was whisked away from his compound at Urhuovie-Abraka on the 10th of January, 2022.

Reacting to the development, Hon. Tony Adjaino, SA, Youth Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, described the incident as very pathetic.

According to him, “It looks like a kidnap case but there could be more to it because according to report, those who took him away on the 10th of January waited for him at his compound.

They collected N500,000 as ransom on the 12th, two days after he was taken. He was so good at his job and well patronised. He handled all my plumbing jobs,” he said.

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According to him, he went with the police and hundreds of youths to retrieve the corpse today.

The deceased left behind a pregnant wife and four children.

All efforts to contact the Police Public Relations Officer Delta State Command, CSP Bright Edafe to confirm the incident proved abortive.

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