Police operatives in Delta state arrests a young man for kidnapping another man along with his Toyota Corolla car.
The arrest was disclosed in a statement by the spokesperson for the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe.
“On the 21/02/2022 at about 2025hrs, a distress call was received from an unidentified person from Otu-Jeremi Community in Ughelli South LGA, that some hoodlums stormed the Community and kidnapped a young man along with his Toyota Corolla car.
The DPO Otu-Jeremi Division swiftly detailed patrol teams who went on their trail but before their arrival, Policemen attached to Counter Terrorism Unit, Base 5 Warri who were escorting their principal coincidentally ran into the hoodlums.
They trailed the hoodlums to Ekrokpe Community. The hoodlums upon sighting the Police, shot at them and the team retaliated. The vehicle was successfully demobilized by the team and one of the suspect Onwuka Kelly, age 23yrs was arrested while the victim (name withheld) age 37yrs of Egbo-Urhie Community of Ughelli South LGA was rescued unhurt.
The following exhibits were recovered from the suspect: one (1) cut to size double barrel gun, one (1) cut to size single barrel gun and one (1) live cartridge. Investigation is ongoing”