Photos: Police arrests ex-soldier, two suspected kidnappers in Bayelsa State

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Bayelsa State Police Command arrested two suspects, Tom Yakubu Musa and one Okechukwu Umeokoro for allegedly abducting a 25-year-old woman in Warri, Delta State on April 4th.

Parading the suspects before newsmen in Yenagoa, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Asuquo Amba said the suspects kidnapped one Aya Beauty from Warri and took her to Bayelsa where they kept her captive in a hotel while demanding for a N24 million ransom from her family.
The suspect reduced the ransom to N11 million and later to N200,000.

The kidnappers had collected N200,000 from her fiancee before they were apprehended.

Also paraded along with the suspected kidnappers was a former soldier, who was arrested with a military pistol, five rounds of live .9mm ammunition and a hand grenade along Zarama Road, on the East-West road during a stop-and-search operation.

Amba said the suspects would be charged to court once investigations on their involvement in crimes, were concluded.

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