By Blessing Amudo,
Kidnappers of 78-year-old mother of a former member of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Kate Owoko have killed their victim and dumped her corpse at the river bank of Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State .
The abductors were said to have dumped the remains of the lawmaker’s mother at the bank of Amassoma River, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area.
It was gathered that the victim was kidnapped at her Amassoma residence on April 18, 2019, the home town of the first executive governor of the state, Late Dieprieye SP Alameisieya In Southern Ijaw.
The kidnappers were said to have held their ailing victim for about two months following disagreements with her family members over ransom.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the development describing it as pathetic.
He said the police were making efforts to free the aged woman before her body was discovered at the waterside.
Asinim said the police would intensify efforts to arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice.