Local

Police Stop Attempted Kidnap In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

Police Stop Attempted Kidnap In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

Police Stop Attempted Kidnap In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

Police Stop Attempted Kidna In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

A kidnapping attempt was thwarted by Edo State Police Command agents, who also detained four alleged kidnappers in Benin City.

ALSO, READ Court Remands Man And Side Chic For Attempted Murder Of His Wife

According to ASP Jennifer Iwegbu, the command’s deputy police public relations officer, the suspects—Ayo Jeremiah Obazuwa, 50; Sule Kelson Jubril, 34; Silas Uwana, 33; and Ogbonmwan Jude, 37—were apprehended during a township surveillance patrol.

The PPRO claims that the suspects kidnapped Joseph Bulus from his home and were on their way to an unidentified location when they were stopped.

Iwegbu noted that Obazuwa was in complete military regalia and claimed to be a military captain during his arrest.

PoliceStop Attempted Kidna In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

“Operatives of Edo State Police Command while on township surveillance patrol on 10/09/2022 at about 1100hrs along Ugbor road, GRA Benin-city, stopped a suspicious Toyota Corolla car with Reg. no USL929SS with five occupants,” the statement read.

“On a closer survey of the occupants of the car, One of the suspects who later was identified as Ayo Jeremiah Obazuwa ‘M’ age 50yrs was on complete Military regalia and claimed to be a Military Captain. Another occupant who was later identified as Joseph Bulus ‘M’ 32yrs was seen in handcuffs, which led to all the occupants being brought to tate CID for further investigation.

ALSO, READ Woman Stabbed To Death Attempting To Break Up Fight Between Two Men

“During the preliminary investigations, Ayo Jeremiah Obazuwa confessed to being a civilian and not Military personnel as he earlier stated.

The said Joseph Bulus noted that he was in his house when the self-acclaimed Military Captain came in the company of three others, one Sule Kelson Jubril ‘M’ 34yrs, Silas Uwana ‘M’ 33yrs and Ogbonmwan Jude ‘M’ 37yrs under the guise of giving him a job but rather handcuffed him, dragged him into the boot of the car and whisked him away to an unknown location before he was later removed from the boot and made to sit in the car.

PoliceStop Attempted Kidnap In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

The Case was charged to court today 12/09/2022 under a six-count charge bordering on;

(1) Conspiracy to commit felony to wit kidnapping punishable under Sec 516 of the Criminal Code Act, Cap C38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

(2) Kidnapping, an offense contrary to Sec 2(1) and punishable under Sec 3 of the Kidnapping Prohibition (Amendment) Law of Edo State 2013.

ALSO, READ The Meaning Of The Slang “Cap” and “No Cap” Seems Different In Various Regions Used

(3) Conspiracy to commit an Offence punishable under Sec 517 of the Criminal Code Act, Cap C38, Vol. II, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

(4) Personation by wearing Camouflage Uniform of Nigeria Military and thereby committed an offense punishable under Sec 109(a) of the Criminal Code Act, Cap C38, Vol. II, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

(5) Conspiracy to commit felony to wit Personating Public Officers and thereby committed an offense punishable under Sec 516 of the Criminal Code Act, Cap C38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

PoliceStop Attempted Kidnap In Edo State, Arrest Four Suspects

(6) False representation of a person under public service and effected the arrest of One Joseph Bulus and thereby committed an offense punishable under Sec 108(2) of the Criminal Code Act, Cap C38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The suspects have been remanded in prison custody pending DPP’s advice.

ALSO, READ ‘Sinners Are Those Making Laws In Nigeria’ Says Bishop Hassan Kukah

The Commissioner of Police Edo State Command, CP Abutu Yaro, reaffirmed his commitment to serving the good people of Edo State by ensuring that all sleep with their two eyes closed.

He urged the general populace to continue collaborating with the Force as no complaints would be handled with laxity.

Police foil kidnap attempt in Edo, arrest four suspects


24SevenHUB.CO brings updates on the latest news, tech tips and information, job recruitments for Nigerians, foreigners and remote jobs for seekers, and much more… Here, you can read and share thoughts, ideas, and opinions and get real-time updates from around the globe.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Back to top button
error: Alert: Content is protected !!
%d bloggers like this: