A Nigerian man based within us who came back to the country to possess an honest time together with his loved ones has had a hell of an encounter with kidnappers.
It was gathered that we of America-based Nigerian reportedly escaped from kidnappers’ den after turning the warmth against one among his captors and beating him to a pulp, consistent with a report by Punch. The man, identified simply as Chinweizu, was said to possess been abducted on the Akara Isuikwuato Road in Abia State alongside an unidentified woman. it had been gathered that the abductors, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, seized the duo around 3 pm on February 3, 2021, and took them into the forest. A source on the brink of Chinweizu said while inside the bush, three of the abductors left the male victim with one among their armed colleagues and took the girl away to possibly rape her.
But Chinweizu was said to possess attacked the kidnapper when he turned his back on him. The source, who preferred to not be mentioned, said, “He (Chineweizu) kicked the kidnapper from behind and picked his gun and used its butt to consistently hit the eyes of the gang member until the white a part of one among the eyes almost popped out.”The source, who preferred anonymity, said the kidnapper’s gang members left the girl once they heard the cry of their colleague and rushed to assist him. The source stated,
“But before they might get there, the kidnapped victim had gone after inflicting a significant injury on one among the abductors, who may be a Fulani man. He (Chinweizu) also took the kidnapper’s gun away.“He reported the interest of the military and said the abductors would rush their colleague to the closest hospital. a number of the hospitals were informed about the event and on an equivalent day, the abductors came to at least one of the hospitals with their injured colleague.“They were immediately rounded up. The victim was called upon to spot them before they were removed by security operatives.”
Another source in Isuikwuato corroborated the story of how Chinweizu escaped from the kidnappers’ camp. The source said, “They kidnapped an Ahaba man and a lady of unconfirmed origin. Both were taken to their camp within the heart of the forest.“The man disarmed and wounded one among his captors and escaped, while the others were attempting to rape the feminine captive. The cry of the disarmed kidnapper disrupted the rape and therefore the two victims escaped in several directions.“Today, three of the abductors came to Ahaba junction for medical attention for the injured kidnapper. Unknown to them, a trap had been set and in time, soldiers and policemen arrived and took them away.” Confirming the incident, the Abia State Police PR Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, said the suspected kidnappers seized Chinweizu and a lady after that they had shot a 63-year-old man dead.
Ogbonna stated, “Following a report made by one Mrs. Cecelia Azu of Ebouwnana Afikpo in Ebonyi State that while they were traveling from Umuahia along the Akara Isuikwuato Road around 3 pm during a Toyota Highlander, hoodlums wanted to kidnap her husband, one Jacob Azu, 63, but they shot him dead.“The said hoodlums also kidnapped one Chinweizu and took him into the bush. While they were taking him into the bush, Chinweizu summoned courage and overpowered one among the abductors and picked up his gun from him.“He eventually escaped from the scene and took the gun and handed it over to the relevant agencies, which took the firearm into custody and also took the corpse of the deceased Jacob to the mortuary.” However, a source said just one of the hoodlums, a Fulani, was arrested.