The King of Ubulu-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha area of Delta State, HRM Obi Akaeze Ofulue III, who was kidnapped on January 5 has been killed by his abductors. His corpse was found at Ekpon, in Edo State on Thursday.
It reported that young Hausa man who was allegedly found with the king’s GSM hand-set was arrested three days ago by the Police.
The monarch died at the age of 52.
Contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, in the State, Celestina Kalu confirmed the incident, adding that the police was still in search of those behind the crime.
He was abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Obior/ Igbodo Road, Delta State, along with his driver.