Kidnappers abduct, kill three UNIPORT students

Days after some 400 level students of the University of Port Harcourt were kidnapped on April 7, they have been found dead in Eleme, Rivers state.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the victims identified as Joy Adoki Nelson Nwafor and Fortune Obemba were declared missing by the police on April 19 after Adoki's brother, Umor filed a compliant at Eleme Police Division.

According to report, the kidnappers contacted their families and demanded ransom after they disappeared for days.

The kidnappers failed to release the students as promised, leaving their families confused despite payment of ransom.

Detectives in Rivers State arrested one Bright alias Nelly, who led investigators to two principal suspects in the kidnap identified as Friday Akpan and Emmanuel both resident in Eteo, Eleme after Adoki's brother filed a complaint.

It was learnt that Akpan confessed to the police the three suspects were killed and buried in shallow graves at Eleme.

The Nation gathered that the suspects led investigators to the scene of the murder around 6am on Friday where the three decomposing bodies of the victims were recovered.

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