Most Shocking! How Kidnappers And Their Victim Died In A Ghastly Motor Accident
Newly-appointed transition committee chairman of Jos East local government Area of Plateau state, Mr. Hosea Azi, was yesterday killed in a ghastly along motor accident alongside his kidnappers near Keffi, along Abuja road as his abductors were escaping with him.
A source close to the deceased told THISDAY,he was kidnapped at Miango road, in Kufang, Jos South Local Government Area of the state, and as they escaped with him their car had an accident near Keffi in Nasarawa State, killing Azi and some of his abductors.
Another family source said two of the suspects, who suffered serious injuries in the accident, confessed to the crime while receiving treatment in an unnamed hospital.
The spokesman of the Special Task Force (STF) on Jos crisis, Capt Ikedichi Iweha, who also confirmed the incident, simply said the deceased died in an accident around Nasarawa State on his way to Abuja.
Azi was sworn in as the transition committee chairman of Jos East on Thursday by Governor Simon Lalong after he sacked Mr. Sanda Agwom Daura. The sacked council boss was one of those drafted last July to oversee Jos East LGA after the Governor dissolved the 17 council executives in the state.