Posted by Osagie Otabor, Bénin | 24 April 2019 | 815 times
Two persons, Akpos Jonny, aged 35 and Samson Oturu aged 31, have been arrested for planning to kidnap one Mr. Okundaye Austine and his wife.
They were said to have plotted to carry out the operation at No 25, Akhigbe Street, Usen quarters, Egor local government area.
Police sources said they were on the trail of a son of the victim, Kingsley, who allegedly hired the kidnappers to abduct his mother
Akpos said they were arrested while taking photographs of the victim.
He said, “Somebody told us to kidnap his person. I went there and was taking photographs of the man when he noticed me. That was how I was arrested.”
Police Commissioner, Damallam Abubakar, said the suspects confessed that they were hired by Kingsley to kidnap his mother.
He said efforts were on to arrest fleeing Kingsley.
The police also arrested one Joseph Christopher of Ugun Community in Ebelle who allegedly killed his three years old daughter, Dominion.
Joseph was said to have taken his daughter to a farm where he stated and strangulated her to death.
Danmallam said Joseph has confessed to the crime.
He said the suspects would soon be charged to court when investigation has been concluded. (The Nation)
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