Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers in their hideout while allegedly negotiating to procure AK 47 riffle.
Police spokesman in the state, SP Asinim Butswat, said in a statement Saturday that police detectives raided the abductors’ hideout at Biogbolo community in Yenagoa, the state capital, following a tip-off and arrested the suspects.
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He disclosed the identity of the suspected criminals to include Emmanuel Ebisco, Williams Zikena and Ekparola Okumo.
He said: “Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping unit recovered one 9mm ammunition, red Toyota Camry with mutilated plate number and N1m cash from the suspects.
“The suspects have volunteered useful information and are assisting the police in its investigation. They will be charge to court at the conclusion of investigation,” he said.