Nicholas Nwabueze, 22, is a customer of Ifeoma Olewu, the mother of Somtochukwu, 2. On the 27th of October, 2015, went to her shop, Zone 4, World Bank Area, New Owerri, Imo State to buy something. Be that as it may, he saw Chukwu leaving their compound while Ifeoma was inside the shop.
He immediately kidnapped him and requested a payoff of N500,000 which was paid the following day. He however kept the kid in his guardianship, hoping to release him after cashing the money. He just succeeded in pulling back N120,000 through the ATM machine.
After that, the machine stopped dispensing and he was compelled to go inside the bank to inquire as to why. It was in that process that he was captured. He later admitted that he wanted to obtain cash from the folks since the kid’s dad lives in China