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5 remanded for kidnap, murder of Corps member in Rivers

By Davies Iheamnachor

PORT HARCOURT—  A Rivers State magistrate’s court sitting in Port Harcourt, yesterday, remanded five kidnap suspects in prison for abducting and killing, Mr. Sampson Worlu, a National Youth Service Corps member.

Mr. Chijioke Wisdom, Chinwendu Alozie, Wilfred Jumbo, Igwe Chikezie and Gift Amadi were arraigned in the magistrate’s court for kidnapping, killing and burying their victim, who hailed from Ogbogoro community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, after collecting ransom.

 Vanguard gathered that the victim, a 32-year-old man, who was recently called to the bar, was still performing his National Youth Service in Imo State before he was abducted.

The defendants are facing a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, kidnap, and murder preferred against them.


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