Edo: Kidnappers Of Ogba Zoo Manager Arrested In Delta State


Three of the suspected kidnappers

LAGOS OCTOBER 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The police in Edo State have arrested four suspects, who allegedly killed three policemen and abducted the manager of Ogba Zoo and Nature Park in Benin, Dr Andy Ehanire.
Spokesman of the Edo State police command, DSP Moses Nkombe, confirmed this, pointing out that the suspected kidnappers were arrested in Delta State.
He said, “We arrested them in their hideouts. We are making effort now to recover arms and other things. They were arrested in Delta State early Thursday morning and they were already in Benin before 5a.m. They have confessed to the crime. One of them who shot the policemen and the driver are among the people arrested.”
The sum of N800,000 was said to have been recovered from the wife of one of the suspects.
Narrating how Dr. Ehanire was abducted, one of the suspected kidnappers whose recording at the police station has gone viral said they earlier attempted to carry out the abduction twice but were prevented by the presence of policemen.
.The suspect said it was during the third attempt they shot the three policemen and took their target away through the water ways. He said they attempted to burn the vehicle they used but there was no matches to ignite a fire.

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