The Department of State Security, DSS, in Rivers State has arrested five suspects allegedly behind the abduction and murder of a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Mr Sampson Worlu, media reports reveal.
It was gathered that the suspects murdered the corps member after collecting a ransom of N1.5 million for his release. The killers have now been charged before a magistrate court in Port Harcourt. They reportedly disappeared after the abduction and collection of ransom until they were tracked by men of the DSS. Charles Worlu, a brother of the deceased hostage said the family will not rest until they get justice
He said the kidnappers made the family pay them ransom twice, the first being one million naira and the second time, five hundred thousand naira and still murdered the hostage.