The police in Imo State on Monday confirmed the beheading of the Sole Administrator of the Ideato North Local Government Area of the state, Chris Ohizu, the Punch reports.
Ohizu was kidnapped on Friday alongside two others after his country home at Imoko community, Arondizuogu, was burnt by hoodlums.
He was killed after his abductors reportedly received N6m as ransom.
Video clips of his beheading surfaced online on Sunday where his killers insisted that there would be no election in the country.
A source from the council said the killers published the clips with the victim’s phone on his WhatsApp status.
“The videos were horrible. He was tied and half-naked before he was beheaded. That was a painful way to die. They butchered him after collecting N6m ransom,” the source added.
The spokesperson for the police in the state, Henry Okoye, in a statement on Monday, said the command had raised a team of officers to clamp down on the suspects.