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Imo police arrest six suspected kidnappers, rescue victim




The Imo State police command has arrested six suspected kidnappers and rescued one kidnap sufferer.

Michael Abattam, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer, in a press launch, mentioned the suspected kidnappers have been arrested in Tebegbe water aspect in Delta State.

In line with the discharge, the tactical group of the command acted on a tip off and stormed the hideout of the abductors the place they have been all arrested.

The kidnap sufferer whose title was given as Cornelia Oluebube, was mentioned to be an indigene of Amakohia in Owerri-north LGA of Imo State.

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“On interrogation, the three suspects volunteered helpful info which enabled the command made different arrests.

“Whereas the tactical group was escorting the suspects outdoors their hideout, one among them, Terry Mez, took to his heels and was shot on the leg to stop him from escaping from lawful custody.

“On arrival to the command, the escaping suspect was taken to the Nigeria Police Hospital Amakohia in Owerri-north, whereas the sufferer was reunited together with her dad and mom unharmed,” he mentioned.

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In the meantime, the suspects’ names got as Willine Ebefal from Ogbokuno in Delta State, Terry Mes aged 31 from Aguleri in Anambra state, Obasanjo Kimakia aged 20 from Burutu LGA in Delta State, Augustine Irishaye aged 21, and Jennifer Awolowo feminine, aged 16.

The assertion additional mentioned the suspects would quickly be charged to court docket.

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