by Oge Okonkwo
A 43-year-old nurse, Bridget Osawaru, abducted on December 10, 2013 was said to have been killed by her kidnappers after collecting N1.5 million ransom from her relatives.
Reports from Vanguard says she was abducted at her residence along Sapele Road in Benin City and was held by her captors until she was found dead.
Her kidnappers were alleged to have refused to release her after collecting the N1.5 million ransom three days after the kidnap.
Late Bridget’s body was found near Okhuahe hill in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State.
Police sources said injuries were found on her body which indicated that she might have been stabbed.
The sources said that the homicide section at the state Police Command was investigating to ascertain if she was a victim of assassination or not.
Police spokesman, DSP Moses Eguaveon could not be reached for comments.