Rivers kidnap gang arrested after killing pastor, woman

Rivers kidnap gang arrested after killing pastor, woman

Friday, April 8, 2016 12:42 pm


Kidnap gang arrested

Kidnap gang arrested

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

Rivers State Police Command  said it has  arrested four suspected kidnappers and one  robber.

It has also recovered  stolen vehicles.

In a statement by Ahmad Muhammad, DSP, the Public Relations Officer,PPRO, said the arrests were made at Ohigha in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government and in Diobu, Port Harcourt.

The suspects arrested include: Henry Ajie 23 years, Bright Ajie ,22 years, Dadison Ogadima, 22 years  and Sampson Dibia,30 years all of Ohigha village for complicity in the kidnapping of Mrs Igila Sunday  of Ohigha village on January 7,2016 .

According to the Police command : “The suspects confessed to the allegations of the victim’s kidnapping after which they raped, strangulated her to death and buried her corpse in shallow grave at Ogbosi.

“The gang also confessed to have been responsible for the kidnapping  one Pastor Chukwu Ekere of same Ohigha community and killed him for the simple reason that the man of God disturbed them with preaching to repent, shun from nefarious activities and accept God.”

In a related development, the Command arrested Chidebere Ngangbu, 35 years and recovered two suspected stolen vehicles. The suspect was arrested on April 7,2016 at about 10:30 pm along Ejike street, Diobu, Port Harcourt.

His arrest was on the heels of a reliable tip off that the suspect was sighted with vehicles presumed to have been stolen.

“The vehicles recovered from him are  brown  Toyota Camry  With registration  NO. Rivers SKP 239 HR and brown Nissan Murano jeep With registration No. Lagos KRD 190 AC.

The Police said the suspects will be charged to court as soon as the investigations are concluded.

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