Ebonyi Lawmaker’s brother found dead in car boot along Abakaliki/Afikpo expressway
Tragedy as the younger brother of Honorable member representing Ebonyi North-west in the state house of assembly, Victor Aleke was found dead in his car boot along the Abakaliki/Afikpo expressway.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the deceased identified as Engineer Samuel Aleke reportedly left his house Saturday evening May 23 and was not seen until the next day when his corpse was discovered inside the boot of his car.
A source told Premium Times that the deceased had informed his pregnant wife that he was going to collect an earpiece from a friend.
The deceased’s wife reportedly raised alarm after several hours of waiting for his return to no avail and the search for him commenced.
According to report, the dead body was found the next day inside the trunk of his car and had wounds on his face and back which suggest he was attacked.
Reacting to the tragic incident, the Police Public Relation Officer in the state, DSP Loveth Odah confirmed the incident.
Odah said the corpse was recovered by the police along Nkwagu axis of the expressway.
She confirmed the deceased said he was going to collect an earpiece and purchase recharge card.
Ms Odah said the corpse has been deposited at the mortuary adding that investigation has commenced.