Some suspected kidnappers have killed a popular cream dealer, Augustine Okoye in Ugbe Akoko, Akoko area of Ondo state after he was abducted alongside his wife on the Isua-Ise Akoko Road.

It was gathered that the kidnappers killed their victim after collecting an undisclosed amount of ransom from the family of the igboman but freed the wife.

Narrating the couple’s ordeal in the hands of their abductors, wife of the deceased, Mrs Bolaji Augustine said they were both abducted while returning from Isua Market.

According to her, the abductors demanded a ransom but the husband had been beaten to death before the money was paid.

The wife disclosed that their abductors warned her not to tell the ransom negotiators about the husband demise in order not to be killed.

Police in Ikare Akoko have confirmed the incident saying the Avalon car the victims were using for their business has been recovered from the scene of the incident.

Meanwhile, security agents and local vigilante in the area are now combing forests to recover the body of the businessman.

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