THE popular actor, Chief Pete Edochie who was kidnapped on Sunday at Nkpor near Onitsha has been released late Monday night.
It was not clear at press time how much the family paid in ransom, but it was confirmed that a ransom was paid. The initial demand was N50 million, but was later negotiated down to N12 million. A member of the family who gave the information said that Pete and his younger brother, Tony, were still somewhere at Awka.
Though their mission to the Anambra State capital was not immediately known, there were indications that he was in the custody of the state police command.
Source: Vanguard NGR