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Police Foil Kidnap Attempt On Popular Ogume Chief, Arrest Gang Leader In Obiaruku

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Police Foil Kidnap Attempt On Popular Ogume Chief, Arrest Gang Leader In Obiaruku

By Daniel Dafe

Police have arrested the leader of kidnap syndicate group in Delta State.

A statement by the police image maker in the state, DSP Bright Edafe, said the police acted based on intelligence gathered.

Edafe said the police learnt that a kidnap syndicate had perfected plans to kidnap one prominent chief (name withheld) of Ogume community in Ndokwa West Local Government Area.

He added that “the Commander Eagle-Net Special Squad, SP Usman Dimka, detailed operatives of Eagle-Net to ensure that their plan is foiled and the gang arrested.”

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“The resilience and unrelenting efforts emplaced by the operatives aborted the purported kidnapping plan and led to the arrest of a suspect and leader of the gang, one Chukwuemeka Ochu ‘m’ age 27yrs of Nuke Mba Street, Obiaruku in Ukwani Local Government Area.

“Investigation is ongoing while efforts are on to arrest the other fleeing members of the gang,” the police said.

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