Edo State Police Command Arrest 5 Suspected Kidnappers

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Edo State Police Command Arrest 5 Suspected Kidnappers

The Operatives of the Edo State Police Command led by Divisional Police Officer Iguabazua has arrested 5 male suspected kidnappers at their hideout in Udo Community Area of Iguabazua, Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo State.

According to press statement issued and signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Kongtons Bello, “the Suspects are Mohammed Ali ‘M’ (25), Abdullahi Umar ‘M’ (30), Bello Tambaya ‘M’ (24), Hassan Mohammad ‘M’ (24 ) and Adamu Bello ‘M’ (26). While one Babuga ‘M’ surname unknown who is believed to be the principal suspect is currently on the run. They are linked with the kidnapping case reported to the command on the 04/02/2022 at about 1900hrs in the area.

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“The Suspects are already making useful information that will lead to the arrest of other gang members on the run. They will be arraign in court accordingly as soon as investigation is concluded.”

In a related development, the Edo State Police Command has also rescue three kidnapped victims around Unomi Farm Land in Iddo Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, together with some persons believed to have been kidnapped.

According to SP Kong tons Bello, Edo State Police PRO, “the Edo State Police Command on acting on credible information that hoodlums suspected to be kidnappers bearing dangerous weapons are sighted around Unomi Farm Land in Iddo Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, together with some persons believed to have been kidnapped.

“On receipt of the information the combined team of police operatives local and hunters led by the ever gallant Divisional Police Officer, Okpella Division, immediately mobilized to the location on rescue mission, and possible arrest of the suspects on sighting the team of operatives approaching them the hoodlums opened fire left with no option the team responded accordingly, in an ensuing gun duel that lasted for about one hour. The suspected kidnappers because of the superior fire power from the team of operatives had to abandon their victims unhurt and escape into the bush, with various degrees of bullet wounds.

“The names of the victims rescued were Marcellus Ekhayeme ‘M’, Igbafe Austine ‘M’ and Musa Aliu ‘M’ upon enquiry the victims reveal that they were been kidnapped at Iyiku Jattu Area of Auchi since on the 08/02/2022. They were profiled and handed over to their various families.

“The Commissioner of Police Edo state command CP Philip Aliyu Ogbadu Psc while assuring the law abiding citizen of the state of their safety. He promise to continue to work with relevant stakeholders towards a crime free Edo State.”

(The9jatrend)

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