The people of Ezeala in the Umuezeala autonomous community of Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State were on Tuesday left in shock when they found the decaying remains of Innocent Obi, the Deputy Registrar of the Federal Polytechnic, Uwana, in Ebonyi State.
Reports have it that Obi, who is a native of the community, was abducted, on Friday, from his house in the village, as he had travelled from his base to attend the funeral rites of a relative
It was gathered that armed men stormed Obi’s residence around 10pm, and abducted him.
The villagers, hence, set up a search party, only to find him dead, and his body already decaying.
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“It was Sunday afternoon that we got information about a decomposing corpse lying between Ehime Mbano and Ahiazu Mbaise.
“When our people visited the scene on Sunday, it was the dead body of our brother that we met,” a source told newsmen.
According to reports, his killing had thrown the community into uproar.
However, the spokesperson of the State Police Command, Henry Okoye, noted that the Police has not been briefed about the criminal act.