Following a tip off by a witness who immediately report the incident to the police they were able to storm the kidnappers hideout and rescue the victims.
Two kidnapped victims has been rescued and seven suspects are cooling their feet’s in police custody after they got busted in the early hours of today.
The reports from PM News says two victims were kidnapped on Saturday, 6 February at about 6:19 p.m. near Siat Palm Farm in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, and following a tip off by a witness who immediately report the incident to the police they were able to storm the kidnappers hideout and rescue the victims.
Fortunately, during their rescue mission the police also nabbed one of the suspects 23-years-old Kingsley Bassey who later gave up the names and location of the other culprits.
Confirming the arrest of the seven suspects by the Rivers State Police Command Public Relations Officer in Port Harcourt, Ahmad Muhammad.
“The police after recovering the vehicle got information that the victims were blind-folded and locked up in the house of Onyekachi Okpara, who is the leader of the gang in Omerelu town.
“A big locally made revolver pistol with four live cartridges were recovered from him. Interrogation of Kingsley Bassey led to the subsequent arrest of his six other accomplices namely: Nduzi Igoni, 25, Ogechi Onyeso, 24, Godbless John, 24, Saturday Isaiah, 22, Gabriel Dimgba, 26, and Onyekachi Okpara, 25.”