Few hours after the beheading of a lawmaker Hon.Okechukwu Okoye in Anambra State, gunmen have abducted another politician in the same state.
The abducted man, Uzozie Chukwujekwu, is a special adviser to a former chairman of Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State.
Local government areas of the state have witnessed incessant attacks in recent times..
The gunmen reportedly invaded Uzozie Chukwujekwu village in Ukpor, a community in the council area, in the early hours of Saturday.
This is coming six days after the abduction and beheading of lawmaker in the state, Hon.Okechukwu Okoye.
TheNewsGuru.con reports that Mr Okoye, who represented Aguata 2 State Constituency, was beheaded with his body dumped on the street of Anambra.
The latest victim, Mr Chukwujekwu, a farmer, was reportedly abducted from his house.
In addition, the gunmen who abducted him, shot his son for refusing to open the gate for them when they stormed his house.
The politician’s son has been taken to a nearby hospital where he is receiving treatment.
Tochukwu Ikenga the Anambra police spokesman confirmed the unfortunate incident but assures that an operation to rescue the victim from his abductors is in progress.