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Igbo Businessman Kidnapped In Calabar Dies Of Internal Bleeding After Paying N10Million Ransom

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Igbo Businessman Kidnapped In Calabar Dies Of Internal Bleeding After Paying N10Million Ransom

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May 25, 2016 – Igbo Businessman Kidnapped In Calabar Cross river Dies Of Internal Bleeding After Paying N10Million Ransom To Kidnappers

A popular Calabar based Igbo businessman has died less than a week after his family paid the N10million ransom demanded by his kidnappers.

The businessman identified as Chief Kenneth Ekeanyanwu Okpala reportedly died on Monday from internal bleeding he sustained while being tortured in the custody of his kidnappers.

The deceased millionaire was the owner of Daybreak Bakery Nigeria.

According to information gathered from neighbours and family sources, the man was kidnapped by 5 gunmen on Tuesday and after payment of the demanded ransom, he was released to his family on Saturday.

He took ill on Sunday and died on Monday.

His bakery located at 23/26 Chamley Street in Calabar has been locked down.

15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Salewa Ijogun

    May 25, 2016 at 6:28 AM

    crazy world who did this to him
    it is unfair and totally unacceptable

  2. Metu Nyetu

    May 25, 2016 at 7:11 AM

    A particular state in Nigeria(I can’t recall it now) sometime ago passed a bill into law stipulating death penalty for only kidnappers whose victims had died in their detention. I hope they now see their mistake. Death penalty should be evenly spread across all kidnap cases irrespective of whether or not they killed their victims, for in this case, technically speaking, these kidnappers did not kill that man.

  3. sola olaniyi

    May 25, 2016 at 7:23 AM

    This is wickedness…

  4. EGBERRI MAMA 1

    May 25, 2016 at 7:51 AM

    WHO DID THIS MAN OFFEND TO DESERVE TREATMENT ?WHY DID D KIDNAPPERS TORTURE HIM WHEN THEY KNOW HE,LL PAY D RANSOME ?THOSE WHO DID THIS SHALL NEVER KNOW PEACE IN THEIR ENTIRE LIFE. BLESSED ARE D MOURNERS FOR THEY SHALL BE COMFORTED !. BACK TO BASE – GOV AYADE ,BACK TO CALLYWOOD , YOU SHUD HV INVESTED THAT MONEY ON SECURITY BCOS E BE LIKE SAY CALABAR DON TAKE OVER FROM BAYELSA AS REGARDS INSECURITY .IF THERE IS CALLYWOOD WITHOUT SECURITY ,ONLY CROSS-RIVERIANS GO ACT, ONLY DEM GO WATCH , ONLY THEM GO DEY LAUGH IN EFIK , COMMONSENSE NO DEY THERE . THAT,S WHY I LOVE FAYOSE D PEOPLE,S GOV. HE SAID , IF HE CAN NOT ASSURE D EKITI PEOPLE OF THEIR SECURITY , THEN NO NEED TO BE A GOV . SAME APPLIES TO ALL GOVS. THER IS TIME 4 EVERYTHING – FOR NOW -SECURITY IS NUMERO UNO !!!.@ OMOKEHINDE – I SALUTE OOO.

  5. fifelomo

    May 25, 2016 at 8:52 AM

    God! This is sad. May God comfort the family. Rip chief.

  6. Maryf

    May 25, 2016 at 10:16 AM

    God in heaven is watching. Hill killers/kidnappers will not go unpunished. RIP

  7. OOKKOOSSIISSII

    May 25, 2016 at 10:36 AM

    Nigeria is a failed State. This type of incident would never happen in Biafra!

  8. John Emeka

    May 25, 2016 at 11:57 AM

    What a wicked world…
    Dis kidnapper’s will never have rest of mind nor experience peace 4 d rest of there life..
    What a sad story!

  9. D Hunter

    May 25, 2016 at 12:15 PM

    Some stories sure has a way of darkning my day. Its possible some evil envious people might be using kidnappers to deal with their perceived enemies who are way ahead of them in achievements.
    Anything is possible in Nigeria.
    My thought though.

    I take a stroll…

  10. Maryf

    May 25, 2016 at 1:20 PM

    God in heaven is watching. His killers/kidnappers
    will not go unpunished. RIP

  11. betty

    May 25, 2016 at 1:22 PM

    Heartless people, Rip Mr Kenneth

  12. sharon stone

    May 25, 2016 at 3:13 PM

    this is pure wickedness

  13. bOKEEM

    May 25, 2016 at 4:28 PM

    may his soul rest in peace

  14. Uzoma

    May 25, 2016 at 7:56 PM

    I think the Nigerian senate have passed a bill prescribing the death penalty for kidnappers and ritualists. When will this take effect? please make it retroactive.

  15. Konga

    May 26, 2016 at 3:17 AM

    Only God will deliver Nigeria from the hands of Kidnappers. There is a proverb in Yoruba land that says if the ground does not open its mouth the lizard does not finds its way. The Nigeria government has promoted corruption, but don’t want people to steal as if they provided avenues for quality employment. The people have no hope and therefore frustrated. The question to ask is that, has GMB jailed anyone so far? does he show any sign of tribe impartiality? I leave you guys with the answers.

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