Ogun Police Arrest Three Men For Attempting To Kidnap Former Employer
This was disclosed in a statement posted on the tweeter handle of the police command on Tuesday.
The statement said, the trio, Peter Nse, 24 years, Chuckwuma Nwobodo, 48 years, and Michael Umanah, 30 years were arrested following a complaint lodged at Igbeba divisional headquarters.
The complaint, according to the statement, was lodged by one Ifenuga Olayinka, who reported that he received a text message on his phone from someone who described himself as a “Killer Vagabond of Africa”.
In the said message, the author directed the complainant to pay the sum of #5 million into a bank account he sent to him or risk being kidnapped within the shortest possible time.
“Upon the report, the DPO Igbeba division,
CSP Musiliu Doga detailed his detectives to unravel those behind the devilish message,” the statement reads.
“The detectives there and then embarked on a technical and intelligence-based investigation which led them to Anambra state where two of the suspects namely Peter Nse and Chuckwuma Nwobodo were arrested.
“Their arrest led the detectives to Ago Iwoye where the third suspect Michael Umanah was apprehended.
“It was when they were brought before the complainant that he identified them as his former employees whom he laid off not quite long ago for certain misconduct.
“On interrogation, they all confessed to the commission of the crime and claimed to have attempted just because they were not happy as the complainant terminated their appointment.
“Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed the suspects be transferred to the Anti kidnapping unit of the State criminal investigation department for discreet investigation.”
OGUN POLICE ARRESTS THREE MEN FOR ATTEMPTING TO KIDNAP THEIR FORMER EMPLOYER. Men of Ogun state Police Command have arrested three men for attempting to kidnap their former employer in Ijebu ode area of Ogun state. pic.twitter.com/SUhh4aPWOi
— Ogun State Police Command (@OgunPoliceNG) October 11, 2022
Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that Ogun State police rescued a traveller and arrested the suspected kidnapper after an exchange of gunfire