A 20-year-old young student at the Covenant University in Ota, Ogun State was kidnapped and strangled to death by his unfriendly friend.
The 300 level Electrical engineering student left his parents house on the morning of August 6, 2014 to a hospital around Yaba, Lagos state for medical treatment and never returned home.
When he did not returned home that night, his parents went to the Police station to file a report of a missing person. Only for them to receive a call the following morning with a private number requesting for N10m for the release of their son.
The deceased, John Chinedu’s parents later got a call from the police that the decomposing body of their son has been found at an undisclosed hotel in Ejibo, Lagos State.
Meanwhile the friend who murdered Chinedu has been arrested and identified as 24-year-old Okorocha Michael who is from the same with John chinedu.
The suspect graduated from Lagos State Polytechnic in Ikeja and has been unemployed since he finished his NYSC in February 2014. He is currently in Police custody.