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Police Parade Five Alleged Kidnappers In Edo State

Operatives of the Edo state police command have arrested five suspected kidnappers in the state.

The suspects, who have been identified as Christopher Aiyegbeni, 29, Matthew Osayande, 32, Uyi Destiny, 27, Bankole Faz, 35, and Ayemen Okojie, 32, were detained on December 16 in response to a tip-off about some alleged kidnappers who broke into Ogoja Camp, also known as Ford Camp in Kamafua-ii community with the intent to kidnap one of the camp’s head.

They were found to have two pump-action guns with cartridges, one single-barrel gun, and one double-barrel gun.

The commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed A. Dankwara, who commended the operatives, the community and the vigilantes group over their effort in arresting the kidnappers, urged residents of the state to give helpful information to the police in the campaign against criminals and their activities in the state.

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