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In Delta Monarch killed by abductors following kidnapping

According to Vanguard, the Monarch's corpse had been found at Ekpon, Edo State at 3pm, on Thursday, January 21.

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HRM Obi Akaeze  Ofulue III

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Following news reports that the king of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, had been kidnapped, the Monarch has been reportedly killed by his abductors.

Read: 4-year-old boy kidnapped

HRM Obi Akaeze  Ofulue III, had reportedly been abducted by suspected Fulani Herdsman along Obior/ Igbodo Road, Delta State, as well as his driver.

According to Vanguard, the Monarch's corpse had been found at Ekpon, Edo State at 3pm, on Thursday, January 21.

A source close to the family revealed that an Hausa man had been arrested 3 days ago after the Kings mobile phone had been found on him.

The source went on to reveal that the sad occurrence had thrown the Kingdom as a whole into mourning.

“The late monarch was so dear to us. His death has brought setback to the kingdom."

The Police Public Relations officer, PPRO for Delta State, Celestina Kalu, has confirmed the incident, revealing that the police were still in search of the perpetrators of the crime.

Read: Young man arrested for murdering his own mother (Gory Photo)

The Monarch passed away at the age of 52.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

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