Abia Police Nabs 6 Suspected Kidnappers, Intercepts Arms, Rescue 76-Years-Old Man (PHOTOS)

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Four of the arrested suspected kidnappers

LAGOS DECEMBER 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Abia State police on Monday arrested six suspected kidnappers, rescued abducted 76-years-old man and recovered arms and ammunition which include 2 AK47 Rifles, 6 Magazines loaded with 180 Rounds Of Live Ammunition hidden in a special compartment constructed under the operational vehicle of the Kidnappers.
The police in Abia said in a follow up to the kidnapping of 76-years-old Elder Benjamin Okoye on December 15th, 2017 in Aba, Abia State and the subsequent demand of 80 Million Naira by the Kidnappers, IRT Operatives deployed by IGP Ibrahim Idris swung into action and eventually arrested two of the kidnappers in Aba town who took combined teams of IRT Operatives and CPS Aba Police Personnel to the kidnappers camp at Okpukwu Umuobo Area Of Aba Town where the three bedrooms house rented and use for keeping victims by the kidnappers was raided and the ailing victim, Mr. Benjamin Okoye, a 76yrs hypertensive patient kept without his Drugs was rescued alive.


Rescued 76-Years-Old Mr Benjamen Okoye

Police said four more Kidnappers were Arrested with bullet wounds inside the house as they attempted to escape.
“The six kidnappers arrested so far are: 1) Chinonye Anoro 26yrs, 2) Prince Sylvester 35yrs owner and Driver of the Operational Bus used for Kidnappings in Aba, 3) Kingsley Papa 45yrs, 4) Ugbonabo Danjuma 43yrs Gangleader, 5) Moses Clever 31yrs and 6) Ogoro James 26yrs.


Arms and ammunitions recovered from the suspects

“All suspects confessed to several kidnappings within Aba and other parts of Abia State. Four out of the six kidnappers further confessed that they formed their gang from the Prison and as they came out from prison this October they recruited others and started kidnapping.
“The two AK47 Rifles used for their operations also recovered in a special Compartment they constructed under their Operational Golf Car. Serious efforts to arrest remaining gang members are in Progress,” Abia police assured.

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