70 years old man, arrested for housing kidnapped victims.
The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a 70-year-old man, Titus Ekeh for providing accommodation used for keeping the kidnapped victims.
A man kidnapped was also rescued.
Ndukwe explained that the arrest followed a swift response by operatives after receiving credible information alleging the trio and other members of their gang had abducted the said victim from his house and taken him to a bush in Ugwuaji.
The abductors were said to have collected a ransom of N650,00.00.
According to him, the police clamped down on them, arrested the suspects and recovered a Suzuki minibus with number plate UKP 270 YP and two masks.
“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police has reassured residents of the command’s commitment to ensure security and safety are maintained while stating that onslaught on unrepentant criminal elements in the state shall be sustained,” he said.
The suspects, he said, would be arraigned in court after investigations have been concluded