A 76-year-old man, Pa Sandys Omadeli Uvwoh, a former Community Trust Chairman of oil rich Ugborodo community in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta state, was on Tuesday January 17th, strangled to death by some unknown persons.
Pa Uvwoh was strangled at his home, Number 1 Akugbe Street home, Enerhen, Uvwie Local Government Area in the state. About 10 men, all masked, stormed his home in the early hours of the day, locked his wife and children inside a room before strangulating the community leader who many described as as fearless man.
Confirming the incident, the state police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Aniamaka, said the incident happened at about 5am.
Reason behind the murder is yet unknown.