An eye witness, Chukwudi Okafor said the deceased was in his compound playing on that fateful afternoon with his age mates when Ifeanyi Okpoko called him.
According to him, Chidera's play mates including himself, had thought that the man wanted to send him on an errand since all of them are from the same Umunnaama village.
He said when they waited till night without seeing him, they went to their various houses.
According to him, the next morning being Monday October 2, when they learnt that Chidera had not come back, they all went to Ifeanyi Okpoko's house in search of him, only to find tied and hung on a hand crane.
"We shouted and ran out to call elderly people in the village but before we came back, Okpoko had untied the body, put it in his car and drove out of his compound..It was later that we heard that his body had been deposited at a mortuary in Ogidi.
An octogenarian, Pa Ezekiel Uzomah who expressed shock said that what Okpoko did was an abomination.
According to him, the youths had wanted to burn the suspect's house but they were restrained from taking laws into their hands. He said the village, instead has tied palm frond around Okpoko's house as a sign of "Abomination"