Mr Ben Onyechere, the former Media Adviser to the former governor of Abia, Chief Theodore Orji was shot dead by unknown gunmen on Sunday night.
The source who spoke on condition of anonymity said “the gunmen numbering five trailed Onyechere to a popular super market in Ikenegbu and forced his driver out of his car before they sped off with Onyechere.
“The following day the lifeless body of Oncheyere was found a few streets away from Maris Junction, Ikenegbu Owerri, after he was shot several times. It is sad’’.
The source added that the deceased’s driver, who put up initial resistance was shot twice on his legs before Onyechere was kidnapped.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Imo command, DSP Andrew Enwerem, when contacted, said that he was informed of the incident, but could not confirm the identity of the victim.