Body of kidnapped Nigerian found in South Africa

By AdvocateNews on 09/12/2021

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 1,395

Abducted Johnathan Eloho Okinedo murdered
Abducted Johnathan Eloho Okinedo murdered

The body of a Nigerian man who was kidnapped has been found near a bush in Durban, South Africa.

Forty-two-year-old Johnathan Eloho Okinedo was kidnapped on Saturday, according to his family. His body was, however, found with a gunshot wound to his head.

Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) said an investigation is ongoing on his kidnap and eventual death.

“His wife and brother arrived at the Rusa headquarters earlier this week seeking assistance in locating him. They had paid the kidnappers twice and he was not released,” said Rusa in a statement.

Okinedo worked as a DSTV technician. He left home on Saturday to meet a client in Ntuzuma H Section who wanted a decoder installed, said Rusa.

Rusa disclosed that Okinedo’s family later received a call from his cellphone later the same day and Okinedo informed them that he was held against his will and the kidnappers were demanding R2000 for his release.

The family negotiated the ransom down to R500 and subsequently transferred it via e-wallet to the alleged kidnappers.

The kidnappers called the family the next day demanding another R5000 payment which was paid. The kidnappers switched off the phone afterwards.

The family did not hear from the kidnappers till Okinedo’s body was identified by his brother at the mortuary.

Posted 09/12/2021 7:37:32 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
Presidency disagrees with Katsina gov, says 10 schoolboys...

EFCC arrests ex-Kwara governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed

Police arrest man for exposing himself in front...

Appeal Court sacks APC senator, declares PDP’s Olujimi...

Appeal Court upholds Adeyemi’s victory as Kogi West...

Nine injured as truck crushes vehicles at Otedola...

ANAMBRA DECIDES: Controversy as Police redeploy DIG, AIG...

Nigerian youths have right to protest, make demands,...

Gunmen attack Abaomege Police Division in Ebonyi

2023: Ekweremadu charges media on investigative journalism

Buhari directs ministry to link Itakpe-Warri rail line...

#ENDSARS: PSC denies threat to sack absentee police...

 

Latest News FG files new charges against Nnamdi Kanu PDP govs lampoon Buhari on economy, others, ask N’Assembly to override President on Electoral Act bill AYU: PDP will produce next president, Buhari govt pulled Nigeria backwards economically Fear grips Imo community as gunmen behead 65-year-old man Gunmen disrupt burial ceremony in Anambra community; destroy cars, house, send mourners scampering for safety Nnamdi Kanu rejects fresh charges, court adjourns trial Fares soar, tension rises as Anambra fumes over Tuesday’s IPOB sit-at-home Nnamdi Kanu: South-East govs, Igbo leaders to meet Buhari, insist on political solution Govs may abuse state police, regional security outfits – Ekweremadu Gunmen kill 50 in latest attack on Kebbi Floating corpse: Anambra community bans residents from fetching water from river Woman delivers triplets while husband is in prison

 

Most Read Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (258,565 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (258,565 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (258,565 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (258,565 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (258,564 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (258,563 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (258,563 views) Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (258,559 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (251,166 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (250,199 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (192,715 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (190,988 views)

 

 

SECTIONS NEWS (7,781) FAITH (158) EDITORIAL (20) POLITICS (497) SOCIETY (133) SPORTS (61) BUSINESS (376) HEALTH (60) EDUCATION (51) ENTERTAINMENT (57) INTERNATIONAL (186) TECHNOLOGY (6) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (42)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.